Species under Hypnea
n= 12
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Hypnea boergesenii
T.Tanaka
Tufted sea moss Indo-West Pacific
Hypnea cenomyce
J. Agardh
Southeast Pacific
Hypnea charoides
J.V. Lamouroux
Western Central Pacific
Hypnea cornuta
(Kützing) J. Agardh
Western Indian Ocean and Western Central Atlantic
Hypnea esperi
Bory de Saint-Vincent, nom. illeg.
Pacific Ocean
Hypnea flagelliformis
Greville ex J. Agardh
Western Indian Ocean
Hypnea hamulosa
(Esper) J.V. Lamouroux
Western Indian Ocean
Hypnea musciformis
(Wulfen) J.V. Lamouroux
crozier weed Indo-West Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean
Hypnea nidulans
Setchell
red algae Indian Ocean
Hypnea pannosa
J. Agardh
Tattered sea moss Indo-Pacific and Atlantic Ocean
Hypnea spinella
(C. Agardh) Kützing
Indian Ocean and Western Central Atlantic
Hypnea valentiae
(Turner) Montagne
Atlantic Ocean
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