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Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura 1907

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 armata (Kützing) Okamura
North West Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura
Dampier Archipelago. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura
Bundegi Reef, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura South Africa
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Chondria armata (Kützing) Okamura 1907: 69, pl. XVI [16]: figs 9-19

Published in: Okamura, K. (1907). Icones of Japanese Algae. Vol. I pp. 65-92, pls XVI-XX. Tokyo: The Author.

Publication date: December 1907

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.

Lophura armata Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Ins. Wagap. Nov. Caledonia": Vieillard! [Wagap, New Caledonia] (Kützing 1866: 2). Holotype: Vieillard; 1863; L 940,284-299 (barcode L 0055801) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 543). Notes: Holotype: Vieillard # 2089. Isotypes on L 040,284-300. Yoshida (1998: 1014) cites the lectotype (L 940.284.299).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lophura armata Kützing 1866

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela crassicaulis Harvey ex Svedelius 1906
Chondria armata var. plumaris Børgesen 1932

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.[1]-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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Govenkar, M.B. & Wahidulla, S. (1999). Studies on the fatty acids of the red alga Chondria armata (Kütz.) Okamura. Botanica Marina 42: 3-5, 1 table.
Govenkar, M.B. & Wahidulla, S. (2000). Free sterols of the red alga Chondria armata (Kütz) Okamura. Botanica Marina 43: 201-204, 2 tables.
Maeda, M., Kodama, T., Tanaka, T., Yoshizumi, H., Takemoto, T., Nomoto, K. & Fujita, T. (1986). Structures of isodomoic acids, A, B and C, novel insecticidal amino acids from the red alga Chondria armata. Chem. Pharmaceut. Bull. 34: 4892-4895.
Takemoto, T. & Daigo, K. (1958). Constituents of Chondria armata and their pharmacological effects. Chem. Pharmaceut. Bull. 6: 578-580.
Takemoto, T., Daigo, K., Kondo, Y. & Kondo, K. (1966). Studies on the constituents of Chondria armata. VIII. On the structure of domoic acid. Yakugaku Zasshi 86: 874-877.
Thivy, F. & Sreenivasa Rao, P. (1964). On Chondria armata (Kütz.) Okamura var. plumaris Boergesen from Gujarat. Phykos 2: 15-18, 18 figs, Plate II.
Zaman, L., Arawaka, O., Shimosu, A., Onoue, Y., Nishio, S., Shida, Y.& Noguchi, T. (1997). Two new isomers of domoic acid from a red alga, Chondria armata. Toxicon 35: 205-212.

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