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Chondria polyrhiza Collins & Hervey

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Chondria


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Chondria polyrhiza Collins & Hervey
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de la parte superior de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Chondria polyrhiza Collins & Hervey
Hawaii; growing epiphytically on Sargassum, which is obscured by sand; scale 1 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


Giffordia mitchelliae var. neili V.Krishnamurthy & Baluswami

Chondria polyrhiza Collins & Hervey Hawaii; growing epiphytically on Sargassum, which is obscured by sand; scale 1 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Chondria polyrhiza Collins & Hervey 1917: 121, pl. II [2]: fig. 12

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 (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Shelly Bay, Bermuda (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 483). Type: (Yoshida 1998: 1017).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chondria polyrhiza Collins & Hervey)
Europe: Greece (Athanasiadis 1987, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Cormaci et al. 2004 , Tsiamis & Panoytidis 2016), Italy (Cecere et al. 1996, Gómez Garreta et al. 2001, Furnari et al. 2003, Cormaci et al. 2004, Serio et al 2006).

Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960, Schneider & Searles 1991, Schneider 2003).

North America: Florida (FL) (Taylor 1960, Schneider & Searles 1991), Georgia (Schneider & Searles 1991), North Carolina (NC) (Schneider & Searles 1991).

Central America: Belize (Norris & Bucher 1982, Littler & Littler 1997).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Joly 1957, Joly 1965, Oliveira Filho 1977), Colombia (Schnetter 1969), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

Pacific Islands: American Samoa (Tsuda et al. 2011), Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Abbott 1999, Huisman, Abbott & Smith 2007, Vroom & Timmers 2009), Jarvis I. & Kingman Reef (Tsuda & Fisher 2012), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014), Wake Atoll (Ysuda et al. 2010).

Key references
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.

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.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

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.

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