Halimeda hummii D.L. 1982
Halimeda hummii D.L.Ballantine 1982: 87-89, figs 1-10
Published in: Ballantine, D.L. (1982). Halimeda hummii sp. nov., Halimeda cryptica v. acerifolia var. nov. (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta), and additional records of Halimeda species from Puerto Rico. Journal of Phycology 18: 86-91.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Puerto Rico: edge of continental shelf off La Parguera (Ballantine 1982: 87). Type: I. Clavijo; 23 May 1978; a depth of 20 meters. (Ballantine 1982: 87).
Named for Harold J. Humm, American phycologist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda hummii D.L.Ballantine)
North America: Florida (Ballantine 1996).
Central America: Panama (Wysor & Kooistra 2003).
Caribbean Islands: Puerto Rico (Ballantine 1982).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Created: 04 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Ballantine, D.L. (1982). Halimeda hummii sp. nov., Halimeda cryptica v. acerifolia var. nov. (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta), and additional records of Halimeda species from Puerto Rico. Journal of Phycology 18: 86-91.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2021.