Haliptilon subulatum (J.Ellis & ) H.W.
Jania subulata (Ellis & Solander) Sonder Hawaii; scale 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman
Haliptilon subulatum (J.Ellis & Solander) H.W.Johansen 1970: 79, 83-84, figs. 10, 12 ('subulata') (as 'subulata' )
Published in: Johansen, H.W. (1970). The diagnostic value of reproductive organs in some genera of articulated coralline red algae. British Phycological Journal 5: 79-86, 13 figs, 1 table.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haliptilon is Haliptilon cuvieri (J.V.Lamouroux) H.W.Johansen & P.C.Silva.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania subulata (Ellis & Solander) Sonder
Type locality: West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 234).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), subulate, awl-shaped, i.e., tapering from a narrow or moderately broad base to a very fine point (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2018.