Tapeinodasya Weber-van Bosse (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta)

O. De Clerck, Y.S.D.M. de Jong, and E. Coppejans
FIGURES

Figs 3-10. Vegetative and reproductive morphology of T. bornetii.

Fig. 3. Lateral view of a horizontally orientated axis with radially arranged axes developing from its upper surface. Scale = 500 Ám.

Fig. 4. Surface view of a horizontally orientated axis with radially arranged axes developing from the axils of the pseudolateral (arrows). Scale = 500 Ám.

Fig. 5. Detail of the sympodial apical organisation (arrowhead): newly formed apex). Scale = 50 Ám.

Fig. 6. Detail of the apical part of the thallus with abundant tetrasporangial stichidia. Scale = 500 Ám.

Fig. 7. Detail of the apical part of a stichidium showing the production of a cover cell (arrowhead) prior to the formation of the tetrasporangium (arrows). Scale = 50 Ám.

Fig. 8. Recurved branch (arrowhead) developing in the middle part of the thallus. Scale = 2 mm.

Fig. 9. Detail of two anastomosing axes. Scale = 200 Ám.

Fig. 10. Detail of a mature cystocarp. Scale = 250 Ám.