Monographs Details: Asterocytis ramosa (Thwaites) Gobi ex F.Schmitz
Authority: Britton, Nathaniel L. & Millspaugh, Charles F. 1920. The Bahama Flora.
Description:Species Description - Filaments 0.5-1 man. long, mostly 13-28 µ in diameter, sparingly dichotomous; vegetative cells (protoplasts) 5-10 p. long, 1-2 times as long as broad, chromatophore vaguely stellate or indeterminate; cysts (akinetes ?) subglobose, ovoid, or ellipsoid, uniseriate or rarely in a double series, 13-19 p. in longest diameter (including walls), their walls 2-5 p, thick. The monospores or akinetes of the Bahamian specimens resemble in form those shown by Wille in his f. 10 (Xyt. Mag. Naturvidensk. 38: pi. 1. 1900).

Distribution:Exuma Bahamas South America| United States Virgin Islands South America| England Europe|