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Halimeda orientalis W.J.Gilbert 1947

Publication details
Halimeda orientalis W.J.Gilbert 1947: 16, fig. 1

Published in: Gilbert, W.J. (1947). Studies on Philippine Chlorophyceae, III: the Codiaceae. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 74: 121-132, 1 fig.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halimeda is Halimeda tuna (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda micronesica Yamada

Type information
Type locality: Tumakid, Basilan Island, The Philippines (Gilbert 1947: 126). Notes: Holotype in MICH (M.J. Wynne, pers. comm., 24 January 2017).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), eastern.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Hillis, L.W. (1959). A revision of the genus Halimeda (Order Siphonales). Publications of the Institute of Marine Science, University of Texas 6: 321-403, 1 table, 12 plates.

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