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Tetrasporangia of red algae


1  thallus
3  mature tetraspore
2  early tetraspore

English name: Polysiphonia sp.
Scientific name: Polysiphonia sp.
Familia: Rhodomelaceae
Classis: Rhodophyceae
Phylum: Rhodophyta
Regnum: Protista

Tetrasporangia of red alga. After meiosis within the tetrasporangium 4 haploid tetraspores arise which grow to an independent male or female gametophyte

last modified: 5 Jun 2014