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Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty 1947

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulotrichales
Family Monostromataceae
Genus Monostroma


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Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty
Shark Bay, Western Australia; scale - 50 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2013. 27 Dec 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2013. 27 Dec 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty
Hawaii; scale 10 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty
Hawaii; surface cells; scale 40 µm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Baldaios saltmarsh, 2001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty
Tanzania; detail of surface of the frond. Eurico Oliveira. © Eurico Oliveira (euricodo@usp.br).

Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).


Publication details
Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Doty 1947: 12

Published in: Doty, M.S. (1947). The marine algae of Oregon. Part I. Chlorophyta and Phaeophyta. Farlowia 3: 1-65, pls 1-10.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Monostroma is Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gayralia oxysperma (Kützing) K.L.Vinogradova ex Scagel & al.

Ulva oxysperma Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea, Germany (Silva & al. 1996: 740). Lectotype: L 938.53.82a (Womersley 1984: 138). Notes: "Schleybusen bei Winning"; collector: Frölich (INA).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Børgesen (1940) cites this species as Monostroma oxyspermum (Kützing) Thuret.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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]

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Joly, A.B. (1965). Flora marinha do litoral norte do estado de Saõ Paulo e regiões circunvizinhas. Boletim de Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras, Universidade de São Paulo, Botânica 21: 5-393, 11 figs, 59 plates, maps 1 + A-C.

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Kornmann, P. (1964). Über Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret und M. oxyspermum (Kütz.) Doty. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 11: 13-21.
Kornmann, P. (1964). Uber Monostroma bullosum (Roth) thuret und M. oxyspermum (Kutz.) Doty.. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 11: 13-21.
Kumar, G.R.K., Addepalli, M.K. & Reddy, C.R.K. (1999). Regeneration of the thallus of Monostroma oxyspermum (Chlorophyta) from protoplasts in axenic culture. Phycologia 38: 503-507, 12 figs, 4 tables.
O'Kelly, C.J., Floyd, G.L. & Dube, M.A. (1984). The fine structure of motile cells in the genera Ulvaria and Monostroma, with special reference to the taxonomic position of Monostroma oxyspermum (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta). Plant Systematics and Evolution 144: 179-199.
Tatewaki, M., Propvasoli, L. & Pintner, I.J. (1983). Morphogenesis of Monostroma oxyspermum Kütz.) Doty (Chlorophyceae) in axenic culture, especially in bialgal culture. Journal of Phycology 19: 409-416.
Wakana, I. (1993). Isolation and structural analysis of stimulating substances for morphogenesis in marine green alga, Monostroma oxyspermum. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 9(1): 93-110.

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