Delessaria sanguinea, copyright Rita Jansen.

Belongs within: Delesseriaceae.

The Delesserieae are delesseriaceous red algae in which intercalary cell divisions are absent from primary cell rows but present in second- and higher-order cell rows, and procarps are monocarpogonial (Lin et al. 2001).

    |--HeteroglossumW01 [incl. YamadaphycusLHK01]
    |--Apoglossum Agardh 1898W03
    |    |--*A. ruscifolium (Turner) Agardh 1898 [=Delesseria ruscifolia]W03
    |    |--A. gregarium (Dawson) Wynne 1985W03
    |    |--A. minimum Yamada 1944W03
    |    |--A. montagneanum Agardh 1898L27
    |    |--A. oppositifolium (Hooker & Harvey) Agardh 1898L27
    |    |--A. spathulatum (Sonder) Womersley & Shepley 1982 (see below for synonymy)W03
    |    `--A. unguiculescens Millar 1990W03
    `--Delesseria Lamouroux 1813W03
         |--*D. sanguineaLHK01
         |--D. alata [=D. (Pteridium) alata; incl. D. angustissima]G64
         |--D. crassinervia Montagne 1842W03
         |--D. crispaW03
         |--D. decipiens Agardh 1872 [=Apoglossum decipiens]S57
         |--D. involvensH04
         |--D. lacepedeana Reinbold 1898 [=Hypoglossum lacepediana (Reinbold) Lucas 1929]W03
         |--D. lancifolia Agardh 1872 [=D. (Paraglossum) lancifolia (Hooker & Harvey) Agardh 1898]L27
         |--D. nereifolia Hooker & Harvey 1855L27
         |--D. papenfussiiLHK01
         |--D. quercifolia Bory de Saint-Vincent 1828BS-V28
         `--D. serrulata Harvey 1857 [=D. violacea Agardh 1872]W03

Apoglossum spathulatum (Sonder) Womersley & Shepley 1982 [=Delesseria spathulata Sonder 1845, Hypoglossum spathulatum (Sonder) Kützing 1849; incl. D. tasmanica Mueller ex Harvey 1859, Apoglossum tasmanicum (Mueller) Agardh 1898]W03

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BS-V28] Bory de Saint-Vincent, J. B. 1828. Voyage Autour du Monde, Exécuté par Ordre du Roi, Sur la Corvette de Sa Majesté, La Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825. Botanique. Cryptogamie. Arthus Bertrand: Paris.

[G64] Gray, J. E. 1864. Handbook of British Water-weeds or Algae. R. Hardwicke: London.

[H04] Haeckel, E. 1899–1904. Kunstformen der Natur. Bibliographisches Institut: Leipzig und Wien.

[L27] Laing, R. M. 1927. A reference list of New Zealand marine algae. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 126–185.

[LHK01] Lin, S. M., M. H. Hommersand & G. T. Kraft. 2001. Characterization of Hemineura frondosa and the Hemineureae trib. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) from southern Australia. Phycologia 40 (2): 135–146.

[S57] Scagel, R. F. 1957. An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). National Museum of Canada Bulletin 150: 1–289.

[W03] Womersley, H. B. S. 2003. The Marine Benthic Flora of southern Australia. Rhodophytapart IIID. CeramialesDelesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 18. Australian Biological Resources Study: Canberra, and the State Herbarium of South Australia: Adelaide.

[W01] Wynne, M. J. 2001. The tribes of the Delesseriaceae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 23: 407–417.

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