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Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel et al.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulotrichales
Family Gayraliaceae
Genus Gayralia

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Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel <i>et al.</i>
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. 27 Dec 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel <i>et al.</i>
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2013. 27 Dec 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel <i>et al.</i>
Hawaii; scale 10 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel <i>et al.</i>
Hawaii; surface cells; scale 40 µm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel <i>et al.</i>
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel <i>et al.</i>
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Baldaios saltmarsh, 2001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel <i>et al.</i>
Tanzania; detail of surface of the frond. Eurico Oliveira. © Eurico Oliveira (euricodo@usp.br).

Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel <i>et al.</i>
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Ceramium pulvinatum Mertens

Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel et al. upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel et al. 1989: 72

Published in: Scagel, R.F., Gabrielson, P.W., Garbary, D.J., Golden, L., Hawkes, M.W., Lindstrom, S.C., Oliveira, J.C. & Widdowson, T.B. (1989). A synposis of the benthic marine algae of British Columbia, southeast Alaska, Washington and Oregon. Phycological Contributions, University of British Columbia 3: [i]-vi, 1-532.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gayralia is Ulva oxysperma Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Ulva oxysperma Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 740). Lectotype: L 938.53.82a (Womersley 1984: 138).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva oxysperma Kützing 1843
Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty 1947
Ulvaria oxysperma (Kützing) Bliding 1969

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Monostroma oxyspermum f. orbiculatum (Thuret)
Ulva oxysperma f. wittrockii (Bornet) Bliding
Ulvaria oxysperma f. wittrockii (Bornet) Bliding
Ulva oxycocca Kützing 1845
Monostroma orbiculatum Thuret 1854
Monostroma oxycoccum Thuret 1854
Monostroma crepidinium Farlow 1881
Monostroma tubiforme Iwamoto 1960

Nomenclatural notes
See note in Silva et al. (1996: 740). Original proposal by Vinogradova (1969: 1354) invalid as the supposed basionym and place of publication of the basionym was not indicated directly.

Habitat notes
A common marine species, also reported from weakly brackish water and freshwater in brooks near their outfall into the sea. Also found in freshwater/softly brackish habitats (Skaloud et al. (2018: 151). - (16 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Usage notes
Potential use in dietary and pharmaceutical applications (Pise et al., 2012). - (28 Sep 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Common names

(as Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel et al.)
Swedish: Ljus havssallt (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

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Key references
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Gabrielson, P.W., Lindstrom, S.C. & O'Kelly, C.J. (2012). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Southeast Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. Phycological Contribution No. 8. pp. [i]-iv, 1-192. Hillsborough, North Carolina: PhycoID.

Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

Pellizzari, F., Oliveira, M.C., da Silva Medeiros, A., Yokoya, N.S. & Oliveira, E.C. (2013). Morphology, ontogeny, and phylogenetic position of Gayralia brasiliensis sp. nov. (Ulotrichales, Chlorophyta) from the southern coast of Brazil. Botanica Marina 56(2): 197-205.

Pise, N.M., Verlecar, X, N., Gaikwad, D.K. & Jagtap, T.G. (2012). Neutraceutical properties of the marine macroalga Gayralia oxysperma. Botanica Marina 55(6): 581-589.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1969). K. sistematike poryadka Ulvales (Chlorophyta) s.l. A contribution to the taxonomy of the order Ulvales. Botanicheskij Zhurnal SSSR 54: 1347-1355, one un-numbered figure. [in Russian with English title and summary]

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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Pise, N.M., Verlecar, X, N., Gaikwad, D.K. & Jagtap, T.G. (2012). Neutraceutical properties of the marine macroalga Gayralia oxysperma. Botanica Marina 55(6): 581-589.

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