Hypnea spinella () Kütz. Description: Plants in cushionlike growths with individual erect branched axes poking up here and there, top of cushion thus. Hypnea spinella () Kütz. Synonyms: Sphaerococcus spinellus . Collection Localities: Hana Boat Harbor and Jetty · Kahinapohaku Fishpond. Kingdom: Protista. Phylum/Division: Rhodophyta. Class: Florideophyceae. Order: Gigartinales. Family: Hypneaceae. Genus: Hypnea. Species: H. spinella.

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Tetrasporangial sori occasionally conspicuous on swollen tips of branchlets, but on same plant sori can also be found near the base, girdling branchlets. Branches with spine-like branchlets. Type information Type locality: Transverse section of branch cortex. Algaebase is sponsored by: A biogeographical study spinellaa Laurencia and Hypnea species of the Macaronesian region. Intertidal to subtidal, occasionally in turfs. Detailed distribution with sources Click to Load.

Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. Journal of Phycology 52 5: Agardh Greville Helminthochorton spinellum C. Back to Algae Species List.


Hypnea spinella

Rhizoidal tufts issuing from tips. Homotypic Synonym s Sphaerococcus spinellus C. Species-delimitation and phylogenetic analyses of some cosmopolitan species of Hypnea Rhodophyta reveal synonyms and misapplied names to H. Status of name This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. Agardh Yoshida Natural habitat Vietnam, lobster farm. Harvesting for food by community would likely decrease its abundance.

Short spinelike branchlets, variable in abundance, their bases somewhat truncated and apices sharply pointed. It is now widespread in the Mediterranean. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova etitlyanov mail. Transverse section of branch cortex. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: Distributional notes This species has been introduced into the Mediterranean Verlaque et al.

Back to Main Page. It is possible that, under favorable conditions, H. Doubt has been expressed see De Toni, It is commonly consumed boiled in coconut milk in Asia and the West Pacific.

Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. Axes cylindrical, less than um diam. Transverse section of branch showing small lateral branchlet.


Systematics of Hypnea asiatica sp. California Sea Grant College System. Habit showing numerous spur-like branchlets. Transverse section of branch showing small lateral branchlet. Species of Hypnea from Japan.

Hypnea spinella () Kütz. – Invasive Algae Database

Tanaka, as to whether the illustration of H. Hypnea species Gigartinales, Rhodophyta from the southeastner coast of Brazil based on molecular studies spknella with morphological analyses, including descriptions of Hypnea edeniana sp.

Plants in cushionlike growths with individual erect branched axes poking up here and there, top of cushion thus irregular in outline, usually to 2.

Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species.