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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Transverse section of branch cortex. It is possible that, under favorable conditions, H. Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. Marine benthic algae of splnella Australia. Effects of increased CO2 levels on growth, photosynthesis, ammonium uptake and cell composition in the macroalga Hypnea spinella Gigartinales, Rhodophya.

Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium Homotypic Synonym s Sphaerococcus spinellus C. Back to Main Page. European Journal of Phycology 49 4: Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries.


Tanaka, as to whether the illustration of H. Secondary attachments frequent, if present, forming between branches in mid to upper parts of thallus. Usually sterile, propagates mostly through fragmentation and vegetative growth. Rapid growth rate, high nutrients availability.

STRI Data Portal – Hypnea spinella

Doubt has been expressed see De Toni, Habit showing numerous spur-like branchlets. Species of Hypnea from Japan.

Status of name This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically. It is now widespread in the Mediterranean.

Hypnea spinella – Wikispecies

Relatively calm waters, high nutrients availability. Citing AlgaeBase Cite this record as: Algaebase is sponsored spinela Type information Type locality: California Sea Grant College System.

Rhizoidal tufts issuing from tips. Detailed distribution with sources Click to Load. Short spinelike branchlets, variable in abundance, their bases somewhat truncated and apices sharply pointed. Species-delimitation and phylogenetic analyses of some cosmopolitan species of Hypnea Rhodophyta reveal synonyms and misapplied names to H. Key references Abbott, I.


Hypnea species Gigartinales, Rhodophyta from the southeastner coast of Brazil based on molecular studies complemented with morphological analyses, including descriptions of Hypnea edeniana sp.

Hypnea spinella (C.Agardh) Kütz.

It is commonly consumed boiled in coconut milk in Asia and the West Pacific. Guiry spinell Guiry, M. In shallow, calm waters in the reef flat.

Habit showing numerous spur-like branchlets. Journal of Phycology 52 5: Tetrasporangial sori occasionally conspicuous on swollen tips of branchlets, but on same plant sori can also be found near the base, htpnea branchlets. Agardh Yoshida Verification of data Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page. Natural habitat Vietnam, lobster farm.

Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.