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Padina gymnospora (Kützing) Sonder 1871

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Zonarieae
Genus Padina


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Padina gymnospora (Kützing) Sonder
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Padina gymnospora (Kützing) Sonder
Barbados stamp Barbados stamp. 07 Apr 2013. © Barbados.

Padina gymnospora (Kützing) Sonder
1. Habit. 2. Transverse section of thallus. 3. Upper subtidal (Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Padina gymnospora (Kützing) Sonder
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Padina gymnospora (Kützing) Sonder
Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia; subtidal. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Mallomonas grossa Dürrschmidt

Padina gymnospora (Kützing) Sonder Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Padina gymnospora (Kützing) Sonder 1871: 47

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1871). Die Algen des tropischen Australiens. Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften herausgegeben von dem Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein in Hamburg 5(2): 33-74, pls I-VI.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Padina is Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy.

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

Zonaria gymnospora Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "St. Thomas" (Herb. Sonder) [St Thomas, Virgin Islands] (Billard 1985: 29). Type: MEL 583380 (Womersley 1987: 217).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Zonaria gymnospora Kützing 1859

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Padina vickersiae Hoyt 1920
Padina crassa Yamada 1931

Nomenclatural notes
Børgesen (1941: 48) cites this species as Padina gymnospora (Kützing) Vickers.

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Padina howeana Børgesen and Padina variegata (J.V. Lamour.) Hauck. as synonyms of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbas, A. & Shameel, M. (2013). Morpho-anatomical studies on the genus Padina (Dictyotales, Phaeophycota) from the Coast of Karachi, Pakistan. Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences 50(1): 21-36, 34 figs.

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]

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Huisman, J.M. & Phillips, J.A. (2015). Dictyotales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 189-216, 233-236. 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.

Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

Nizamuddin, M. (1981). Contribution to the marine algae of Libya Dictyotales. Bibliotheca Phycologica 54: 1-122, pls I-XXXIX, 1 map.

Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Ribero Siguan, M.A., Gomez Garreta, A., Salvador Soler, N. Rull Lluch, J. & Kapraun, D.F. (2011). Nuclear content estimates suggest a synapomorphy between Dictyota and six genera of the Dictyotales (Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 32(2): 205-219.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanova, T.V. (2012). Morskiye rasteniya stran Aziatsko-Tikhookeanskogo regiona, ikh ispol'zovaniye i kul'tivirovaniye [Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation]. pp. 376, 52 numbered figures, 162 plates. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. [1]-484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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Amado Filho, G. M., Karez, C. S., Pfeiffer, W. C., Yoneshigue-Valentin, Y. & Farina, M. (1996). Accumulation, effects on growth, and localization of zinc in Padina gymnospora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 15: 451-456.
Carvalho, R.T., Rocha, G.M., Paradas, W.C., Soares, A.R., Guarino, G.A., Passos, R.M.F., Filho, G.M.A., Farina, M. & Salgado, L.T. (2017). Cell wall physiochemical properties determine the thallus biomineralization pattern of Padina gymnospora (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 53(6): 1294-1304.
de Andrade, M.R., Farina, M. & Amado Filho, G.M. (2002). Role of Padina gymnospora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) call walls in Cadmium accumulation. Phycologia 41: 39-48.
de Széchy, M.T.M. & Nasser, C.A.G. (1989). Aspectos fenológicos de Padina gymnospora (Kuetzing) Sonder (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta). I - Nota preliminar. Insula 19(Suppl.): 51-70.
Karez, C.S. & Pereira, R.C. (1995). Metal contents of polyphenolic fractions extracted from the brown alga Padina gymnospora. Botanica Marina 38: 151-155, 1 figs, 1 table.
Mshigeni, K.E. & Mkwizu, K.J.K. (1977). Spore germination and early development in Padina gymnospora. Journal of Phycology 13 (suppl.): 47.
Mshigeni, K.E. & Mkwizu, K.J.K. (1978). Contributions to the embryology of Padina gymnospora (Phaeophyta, Dictyotales). Botanica Marina 21: 331-336, 9 figs.
Shanmuganathan, B. & Devi, K.P. (2016). Evaluation of the nutritional profile and antioxidant and anti-cholinesterase activities of Padina gymnospora (Phaeophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 482-490.
Thivy, F. (1959). On the morphology of the gametophytic generation of Padina gymnospora (Kuetz.) Vickers. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India 1: 69-76, 16 figs.

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