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Hypnea japonica Tanaka 1941

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae
Genus Hypnea

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Hypnea japonica Tanaka
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Hypnea japonica Tanaka
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Hypnea japonica Tanaka
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Hypnea japonica Tanaka
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 21. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

Hypnea japonica Tanaka
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 21. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

Hypnea japonica Tanaka
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Hypnea japonica Tanaka Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Hypnea japonica Tanaka 1941: 236, figs 9, 10; pl. 54

Published in: Tanaka, T. (1941). The genus Hypnea from Japan. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 2: 227-250, 21 figs, plates.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Type information
Type locality: Nemoto, Chiba Prefecture, central Japan (Yamagishi & Masuda 1997: 144). Holotype: K. Okamura; May 1931; SAP 021694 (Yamagishi & Masuda 1997: 144).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Yamagishi, Y. & Masuda, M. (1997). Species of Hypnea from Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 6, pp. 135-162. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Chiang, Y.-M. (1997). Species of Hypnea Lamouroux (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from Taiwan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 163-177. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Masuda, M., Yamagishi, Y., Chiang, Y.-M., Lewmanomont, K. & Xia, B.M. (1997). Overview of Hypnea (Rhodophyta, Hypneaceae). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 6, pp. 127-133. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Xia, B.M. & Wang, Y.Q. (1997). Some species of the genus Hypnea (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from China. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 193-206. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Yano, T., Kamiya, M., Murikami, A., Sasaki, H. & Kawai, H. (2006). Biochemical phenotypes corresponding to molecular phylogeny of the red alga Plocamium (Plocamiales, Rhodophyta): implications of incongruence with the conventional taxonomy. Journal of Phycology 42: 155-169.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Chiang, C.F., Xia, E.Z. & Xia, B.M. (1963). A comparative study of Hypnea musciformis (Wulf.) Lamx. and Hypnea japonica Tanaka. Oceanologia et limnologia Sinica 5: 35-43, 1 plate.
Hong, K. C., Cruess, R. L. & Skoryna, S. C. (1972). The effects of Hypnea japonica extract on bone metabolism in the rat. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 7: 566-568.
Hori, K., Miyazawa, K., Fusetani, N., Hashimoto, K. & Ito, K. (1986). Hypnins, low-molecular weight peptidic agglutinins isolated from a marine red alga, Hypnea japonica.. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 873: 228-236.

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