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Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg 1897

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Ctenosiphonia

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Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
North of Galicia, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
North of Galicia, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
pain, Galicia, Lugo, Peinzás, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg
pain, Galicia, Lugo, Peinzás, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg Spain, Galicia, Lugo, Corvos, 2004, apices under microscope
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welwitsch) Falkenberg in F.Schmitz & Falkenberg 1897: 466

Published in: Schmitz, F. & Falkenberg, P. (1897). Rhodomelaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 421-480. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ctenosiphonia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata hypnoides (Welwitsch) Kuntze

Basionym
Polysiphonia hypnoides Welwitsch

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. supra rupes coralliniferas oceani atlantici prope Olyssiponam (Welwitsch!)." [on coralliniferous stones near Lisbon] (Agardh 1863: 933). Holotype: LD herb. alg. Agardh 39346 (Phycotheca Lusitana no. 292) (Díaz-Tapia & Bárbara 2013: 331). Notes: Type locality: Arrábida, Portugal (Diaz-Tapia & Bárbara, 2013).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).

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

Habitat notes
mid intertidal of rock coves in sheltered to extremely wave-exposed coasts; almost monospeific or often mixed with Lobosiphonia reptabunda (Diaz-tapia & Bárbara 2013). - (24 Jan 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Key references
Díaz-Tapia, P. & Bárbara, I. (2013). Seaweeds from sand-covered rocks of the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Part. 1. The Rhodomelaceae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(4): 325-422.

Created: 04 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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

Ardré, F., L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T. & Saldanha, L. (1982). Observations nouvelles sur la morphologie et la répartition géographique de trois Céramiales: Ceramium cinnabarinum, Mesothamnion caribaeum et Ctenosiphonia hypnoides. Cryptogamie, Algologie 3: 3-20.
Dixon, P.S. (1963). The rejection of Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welw. ex J. Ag.) Falkenb. from the British marine algal flora. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 263-265, 1 fig.
Feldmann, J. (1931). Le Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welw.) Schmitz sur la Côte Basque. Revue Algologique 5: 431-432.
Rojas-Gonzalez, B. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2001). Morphology and distribution of Ctenosiphonia hypnoides and Ophidocladus simpliciusculus in the Canary Islands (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae). Vieraea 29: 47-58.

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