Hypoglossum minimum Yamada 1936: 138, fig. 2
Published in: Yamada, Y. (1936). Notes on some Japanese algae VII. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 1: 135-140, 3 figs, pls XXX-XXXIII.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Frond minute, about 1-4 mm high, attached to the frond of other algae by means of the flattened base, without rhizoid, simple or rarely ramified. Upper parts of the frond spathulate or lanceolate (sometimes irregularly narrowed) with round apex. Midrib composed of three layers of cells while other parts of the frond are one-layered. Cystocarps produced in the upper parts occurring on the midrib; spermatia on both sides of the mid-rib forming somewhat parallel patches. Tetrasporangia forming a round or somewhat irregularly shaped group.
On frond of Carpopeltis.
Type locality: Naha, Okinawa-Jima, Ryukyu-retto, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 459).SAP slide (Yoshida 1998: 976).
Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 7 Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Delesseriaceae: 22 genera including Acrosorium. pp. [1-4], 1-129, figs 1-98. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Zheng, B., Liu, J. & Chen, Z. (2001). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VI Ceramiales (I). pp. [i-vi], i-xx, 1-159, 1 pl. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 26 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Wynne, M.J., Price, I.R. & Ballantine, D.L. (1989). Distinctions between Hypoglossum barbatum Okamura, H. minimum Yamada and H. simulans sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 28: 28-38, 26 figs, 2 tables.
Yoshida, T. & Mikami, H. (1986). Observations on morphology of Hypoglossum minimum Yamada and H. geminatum Okamura (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 177-184.
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