Ishige okamurae 1907
Ishige okamurae Yendo 1907: 154, pl. II : figs 3, 4, 7
Published in: Yendo, K. (1907). The Fucaceae of Japan. Journal of the College of Science, Tokyo Imperial University 21(Article 12): 1-174, folded table, pls I- XVIII plates.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ishige.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Named for Kintaro Okamura (1867-1935), Japanese phycologist.
Chnoospora okamurai (Yendo) Okamura 1932
According to Fernando et. (2017), DPHC containing extracts of I.okamurae could hold promising anti-inflammatory potential and could be marketed as a cosmeceutical ingredient. - (12 Feb 2018) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan (Yoshida 1991: 2, pl. 9b). Lectotype: 27 Mar. 1889; TI herb. Yendo, (Yoshida 1991: 2, pl. 9b). Notes: See E.-Y. Lee et al. (2003: fig.17). Syntype localites from coasts of the warmer regions of Japan.
Boo, S.-M. (2010). Ishigeales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 7-15. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp.  5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]
Cho, G.Y., Lee, S.H & Boo, S.M. (2004). A new brown algal order, Ishigeales (Phaeophyceae), established on the basis of plastid protein-coding rbcL, psaA, and psbA region comparisons. Journal of Phycology 40: 921-936, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Kawai, H., Sasaki, H., Maeba, S. & Henry, E.C. (2005). Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Phaeostrophion irregulare (Phaeophyceae) with a proposal for Phaeostrophiaceae fam. nov., and a review of Ishigeaceae. Phycologia 44: 169-182.
Lee, E.-Y., Lee, I.K. & Choi, H.-G. (2003). Morphology and nuclear small-subunit rDNA sequences of Ishige (Ishigeaceae, Phaeophyceae) and its phylogenetic relationship among selected brown algal orders. Botanica Marina 46: 193-201.
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]
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Fernando, I.P.S., Kim, H.-S., Sanjeewa, K.K.A., Oh, J.-Y., Jeon, Y.-J. & Lee, W.W. (2017). Inhibition of inflammatory reponses elicited by urban fine dust particles in keratinocytes and macrophages by diphlorethohydroxycarmalol isolated from a brown alga Ishige okamurae. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 32(3): 261-273.
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