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Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey 1917

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Delesserioideae
Tribe Hypoglosseae
Genus Hypoglossum


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Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
line drawing of British material. 20 May 2016. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
vers le Rocher du Loup, Roscoff, Bretagne. 08 Apr 2016. Susan Loiseaux de Goër. © Susan Loiseaux de Goër.

Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
East of the Skerries, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. 06 Aug 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
microscope with Eryhroglossum lusitanicum, North of Portugal, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
microscope with Eryhroglossum lusitanicum, North of Portugal, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
Brittany, France, 2011. 01 Jan 0001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
microscope male blade, North of Portugal, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
microscope male blade, North of Portugal, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
Laboratory Beach, Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland; 5 m. 25 May 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey
Whirlpool Cliff, Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland; blades to 2 mm wide. 25 May 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey microscope male blade, North of Portugal, 2005
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey 1917: 116

Published in: Collins, F.S. & Hervey, A.B. (1917). The algae of Bermuda. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 53: 1-195, 6 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypoglossum is Hypoglossum woodwardii Kützing.

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

Fucus hypoglossoides Stackhouse

Type information
Type locality: "S.W. Coast, from I. of Wight to Land's End [Hampshire to Cornwall, England] (Stackhouse 1802: 77). Lectotype: CN (Wynne 1984: 86). Notes: Specimen in CN selected as Lectotype is labelled "F. hypoglos in fruit . Pridmouth July" Probably Pridmouth Bay (also known as Polridmouth Cove?) near Fowey in Cornwall.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus hypoglossoides Stackhouse 1801
Hypophylla hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Stackhouse 1816

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus hypoglossum Woodward 1794
Fucus lingulatus Solander ex Woodward 1794
Ulva lingulata A.P.de Candolle 1805
Hydrolapatha hypoglossum (Woodward) Stackhouse 1809
Delesseria hypoglossum (Woodward) J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Hypophylla hypoglossum (Woodward) Stackhouse 1816
Delesseria ligulata S.F.Gray 1821
Sterphalia hypoglossum (Woodward) Dumortier 1822
Wormskioldia hypoglossum (Woodward) Sprengel 1827
Delesseria lingulata Duby 1830
Wormskioldia crispa Zanardini 1841
Delesseria hypoglossum var. ovalifolia J.Agardh 1842
Hypoglossum woodwardii Kützing 1843
Delesseria crispa (Zanardini) Zanardini 1843
Hypoglossum minutum Kützing 1843
Hypoglossum woodwardii var. angustifolium Kützing 1845
Hypoglossum crispum (Zanardini) Kützing 1845
Hypoglossum woodwardii var. ovalifolium (J.Agardh) Rabenhorst 1847
Hypoglossum woodwardii var. glomeratum Kützing 1849
Hypoglossum woodwardii var. arborescens Lenormand ex Kützing 1849
Hypoglossum lingulatum (Duby) Kützing 1849
Hypoglossum concatenatum Kützing 1849
Hypoglossum woodwardii var. filiforme Kützing 1849
Delesseria penicillata Zanardini 1861
Hypoglossum confervoideum Titius ex Bertoloni 1862
Delesseria lomentacea Zanardini 1864
Delesseria hypoglossum f. crispa (Zanardini) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Delesseria hypoglossum var. arborescens P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Delesseria hypoglossum var. penicillata (Zanardini) Hauck 1875
Delesseria hypoglossum f. penicillata (Zanardini) Hauck 1875
Delesseria hypoglossum var. angustifolia (Kützing) Hauck 1883
Delesseria hypoglossum var. lomentaceum (Zanardini) Ardissone 1883
Delesseria hypoglossum var. woodwardii (Woodward) Hauck 1885
Membranoptera penicillata (Zanardini) Kuntze 1891
Membranoptera hypoglossum (Woodward) Kuntze 1891
Membranoptera lingulata (Duby) Kuntze 1891
Membranoptera minuta (Kützing) Kuntze 1891
Membranoptera lomentacea (Zanardini) Kuntze 1891
Hydrolapatha penicillata (Zanardini) Kuntze 1898
Hydrolapatha lingulata (Duby) Kuntze 1898
Hydrolapatha minuta (Kützing) Kuntze 1898
Hydrolapatha lomentacea (Zanardini) Kuntze 1898
Hypoglossum woodwardii var. penicillatum (Zanardini) De Toni 1900
Hypoglossum woodwardii var. crispum (Zanardini) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1905
Delesseria hypoglossum f. woodwardii (Kützing) Van Heurck 1908
Hypoglossum tenuifolium var. carolinianum L.G.Williams 1951
Hypoglossum confervaceum Kützing 1963
Hypoglossum angustifolium (Kützing) Aysel et al. 2014

Habitat notes
sand-covered rocks (Diaz-Tapia & Bárbara, 2014). - (25 Jun 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey)
English: Under Tongue Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).

Membranous, rose-pink fronds, 20-200 (300) mm long, arising from a discoid base. Frond linear-lanceolate, with well-marked midrib and thin membranous margins, 1-5 (8) mm wide, repeatedly branched irregularly from midrib. Fronds with pointed apices, margins without microscopic veins, monostromatic except in midribs.

On rock and epiphytic, lower intertidal and subtidal to 30 m, most abundant in Laminaria hyperborea forests; generally distributed in British Isles north to Shetland.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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.

Diaz-Tapia, P. & Bárbara, I. (2014). Seaweeds from sand-covered rocks of the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Part 2. Palmariales, Ceramiales (excluding Rhodomelaceae), Gelidiales, Gigartinales, Plocamiales, Rhodymeniales and Scytothamniales. Cryptogamie Algologie 35(2): 157-199.

Jeong, S.J., Won, B.Y., Fredericq, S. & Cho, T.O. (2016). Wynneophycus geminatus gen. & comb. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta), based on Hypoglossum geminatum Okamura. Phycologia 55(2): 165-177.

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

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..

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.

Wynne, M.J. & Ballantine, D.L. (1986). The genus Hypoglossum Kützing (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) in the tropical western Atlantic, including H. anomalum sp. nov. Journal of Phycology 22: 185-193, 25 figs.

Wynne, M.J. (1984). The correct name for the type of Hypoglossum Kützing (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 33: 85-87.

Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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