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Halicystis ovalis (Lyngbye) Areschoug 1850

Publication details
Halicystis ovalis (Lyngbye) Areschoug 1850: 447

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1850). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio posterio Ulvaceas continen. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 14: 385-454, 3 pls.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Halicystis.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Derbesia marina (Lyngbye) Solier

Basionym
Gastridium ovale Lyngbye

Type information
Syntype localities: Hab. ad infimum refluxus limitem littoris Faroeneis, ut ad Qvivig, Hövig, etc. [various in Faroe Islands] (Lyngbye 1819: 72).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Valonia ovalis C.Agardh 1822

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Kornmann, P. (1938). Zur Entwicklungsgeschichte von Derbesia und Halicystis. Planta 28: 464-470, 4 figs.

Key references
Bárbara, I., García-Redondo, V., Díaz Tapia, P., García-Fernández, A., Piñeiro-Corbeira, C., Peña,, V., Lugilde, J. & Cremades, J. (2019). Adiciones y correcciones a la flora bentónica marina del Atlántico ibérico norte. Acta Botanica Malacitana 44: [1-10], 8 figs.

Klochkova, N.G., Koroleva, T.N. & Kushidi, A.E. (2009). Atlas vodorosley-makrofitov prikamchatskikh vod [Atlas of algae-macrophytes of Kamchatka waters. Green and brown algae]. Vol. 1 pp. 216, profusely illustrated. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski: Izdaniya KamchatNIRO. [in Russian]

Nizamuddin, M. (1991). The green marine algae of Libya. pp. 1-230. Bern: El-Faateh University, Department of Botany.

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.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2004). New records and notes on marine benthic algae of American Samoa - Chlorophyta & Phaeophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 291-312.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodorosley dal'nevostochnykh morey SSSR. Zelenyye Vodorosli [Manual for identification of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 147, 67 figures, 18 plates. Leningrad: Botanicheskii Institut imeni V.L. Komarova. [in Russian]

Created: 11 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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

Hollenberg, G.J. (1935). A study of Halicystis ovalis. I. morphology and reproduction . American Journal of Botany 22: 782-812.
Hollenberg, G.J. (1936). A study of Halicystis ovalis. II. Periodicity in the formation of gametes. American Journal of Botany 23: 1-3.
Magne, F. (1956). Sur la présence de l'Halicystis ovalis (Lyngb.) Areschoug et du Derbesia marina (Lyngb.) Kjell. dans la Manche. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 103(7-8): 488-490.
Mathieson, A.C. & Burns, R.L. (1970). The discovery of Halicystis ovalis (Lyngbye) Areschoug in New England. Journal of Phycology 6: 404-405.

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