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Taxonomy Detail

Family Halimedaceae

Halimedaceae Link, 1832: 115.

Type of name: Halimeda J.V.Lamouroux, 1812.

Source: Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

Original publication: Link, H.F. (1832). Über die Pflanzenthiere überhaupt und die dazu gerechneten Gewächse besonders. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin, Physikalischen Klasse 1830: 109-123.

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

Blair, S.M. & Norris, J.N. (1988). The deep-water species of Halimeda Lamouroux (Halimedaceae, Chlorophyta) from San Salvador Island, Bahamas: species composition, distribution and depth records. Coral Reefs 6: 227-236.

Huisman, J.M. & Verbruggen, H. (2015). Halimedaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 123-139. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Littler, M.M., Littler, D.S. & Lapointe, B.E. (1988). A comparison of nutrient- and light-limited photosynthesis in psammophytic versus epilithic forms of Halimeda (Caulerpales, Halimedaceae) from the Bahamas. Coral Reefs 6: 219-225.

Mayakun, J., Kim, J.H., Lapointe, B.E. & Prathep, A. (2012). Gametangial characteristics in the sexual reproduction of Halimeda macroloba Decaisne (Chlorophyta: Halimedaceae). Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology 34(2): 211-216, 5 figs.

Noble, J.M. & Kraft, G.T. (2007). Halimedaceae Halimeda. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. (Kraft, G.T. Eds), pp. 189-221. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Paul, V.J. & Van Alstyne, K.L. (1988). Chemical defense and chemical variation in some tropical Pacific species of Halimeda (Halimedaceae; Chlorophyta). Coral Reefs 6: 263-269.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2018.

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