Myriogramme gunniana, copyright Natural History Museum.

Belongs within: Delesseriaceae.

The Myriogrammeae are delesseriaceous red algae in which carposporangia are borne in chains (Womersley 2003).

Characters (from Womersley 2003, as Myriogramme group): Growth marginal, cells with two dividing faces and anticlinal walls; intercalary divisions present; without distinct axial and second- or higher-order rows. Procarps scattered over blade surface. Carposporangia in chains.

    |--Haraldiophyllum Zinova 1981W03
    |    |--*H. bonnemaisonii (Kylin) Zinova 1981W03
    |    |--H. erosum (Harvey) Millar & Huisman 1996 (see below for synonymy)W03
    |    `--H. nottii (Norris & Wynne) Wynne 1983 [=Nitophyllum nottii Norris & Wynne 1968]W03
    |--Platyclinia Agardh 1898W01, W03
    |    |--*P. stipitata Agardh 1898 (see below for synonymy)W03
    |    |--P. crenulata Womersley 2003W03
    |    `--P. ramosa Womersley 2003W03
    `--Myriogramme Kylin 1924W03
         |--*M. livida (Hooker & Harvey) Kylin 1924W03
         |--M. cartilaginea (Harvey) Womersley 2003 (see below for synonymy)W03
         |--M. crozieri (Hooker & Harvey) Kylin 1924 (see below for synonymy)W03
         |--M. gunniana (Hooker & Harvey) Kylin 1924 (see below for synonymy)W03
         |--M. multinervisW03
         |--M. osorioiN10
         |--M. parvula Levring 1949L49
         |--‘Haraldia’ prostrata Dawson et al. 1960W03
         |--M. pulchra Gardner 1926S57
         `--M. spectabilis (Eaton) Kylin 1924 [=Nitophyllum spectabilis]S57

Haraldiophyllum erosum (Harvey) Millar & Huisman 1996 [=Nitophyllum erosum Harvey 1859, Aglaophyllum erosum (Harvey) Kützing 1869, Myriogramme erosa (Harvey) Kylin 1924, Scutarius erosus (Harvey) Kuntze 1891; incl. Nitophyllum fimbriatum Harvey 1855 (nom. illeg.)]W03

Myriogramme cartilaginea (Harvey) Womersley 2003 [=Nitophyllum cartilagineum Harvey 1855, Scutarius cartilagineus (Harvey) Kuntze 1891]W03

Myriogramme crozieri (Hooker & Harvey) Kylin 1924 [incl. Platyclinia crispata (Agardh) Agardh ex de Toni 1900 non Nitophyllum crispatum Hooker & Harvey 1845]W03

Myriogramme gunniana (Hooker & Harvey) Kylin 1924 [=Nitophyllum gunnianum Hooker & Harvey 1847, Aglaophyllum gunnianum (Harvey) Kützing 1849; incl. N. obscurum Agardh 1876]W03

*Platyclinia stipitata Agardh 1898 [incl. Neuroglossum crispatum (Agardh) Agardh 1899 non Nitophyllum crispatum Hooker & Harvey 1845, P. kylinii Papenfuss 1967, P. purpurea Agardh 1898]W03

*Type species of generic name indicated


[L49] Levring, T. 1949. Six new marine algae from New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 77 (3): 394–397.

[N10] Norris, J. N. 2010. Marine algae of the northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: 1–276.

[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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