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Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Desmarestiales
Family Desmarestiaceae
Genus Himantothallus

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Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova
Napier Rock, King George Island, Antarctic 10m depth. 22 Jan 2002. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova
Napier Rock, King George Island, Antarctic 10m depth. 22 Jan 2002. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova
Napier Rock, King George Island, Antarctic 10m depth. 22 Jan 2002. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

 

Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova Napier Rock, King George Island, Antarctic 10m depth
© Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de)

Publication details
Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova 1959: 48; pl. 34

Published in: Zinova, A.D. (1959). O dvukh burykh vodoroslyakh iz Antarktiki - Phyllogigas i Himantothallus1959. [On two brown algae from the Antarctic -Phyllogigas and Himantothallus]. Botanicheski Zhurnal 44: 372-379.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Himantothallus is Himantothallus spiralis Skottsberg.

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

Basionym
Lessonia grandifolia A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp

Type information
Syntype localities: "Hab. Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, near surface, April, 1904. Also from Cape Adare and Coulman Island, Brit. Antarct. Exped." (Gepp & Gepp 1905: 106). Type: members of the staff of the 'Discovery'; BM? (Asensi & de Reviers 2009: 212, table 1).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lessonia grandifolia A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905
Phyllogigas grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Skottsberg 1907

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Laminaria saccharina var. angusta Reinsch 1890
Lessonia simulans A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1906
Phaeoglossum monacanthum Skottsberg 1907
Himantothallus spiralis Skottsberg 1907
Phyllogigas simulans (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1912
Phyllogigas skottsbergii A.D.Zinova 1958
Himantothallus korotkeviczii A.D.Zinova 1958

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Amsler, C.D., Okogbue, I.N., Landry, D.M., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). Potential chemical defenses against diatom fouling in Antarctic macroalgae. Botanica Marina 48: 318-322.

Iken, K., Amsler, C.D., Hubbard, J.M., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (2007). Allocation patterns of phlorotannins in Antarctic brown algae. Phycologia 46(4): 386-395, 4 figs.

Peters, K.J., Amsler, C.D., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B., Dunbar, R.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). A comparative analysis of the nutritional and elemental composition of macroalgae from the western Antarctic Peninsula. Phycologia 44: 453-463.

Quartino, M.L., Zaixso, H.E. & Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2005). Biological and environmental characterization of marine macroalgal assemblages in Potter Cove, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Botanica Marina 48: 187-197.

Runcie, J.W. & Riddle, M.J. (2006). Photosynthesis of marine macroalgae in ice-covered and ice-free environments in East Antarctica. European Journal of Phycology 41: 223-233.

Created: 22 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 March 2009 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.)

Drew, E.A. & Hastings, R.M. (1992). A year-round ecophysiological study of Himantothallus grandifolius (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyta) at Signy Island, Antarctica. Phycologia 31: 262-277, 9 figs, 3 tables.
Wiencke, C. & Clayton, M.N. (1990). Sexual reproduction, life history and early development in culture of the Antarctic brown alga Himantothallus grandifolius (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 29: 9-18, 28 figs.

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