Halimeda opuntia f. triloba ( ) J. 1887
Halimeda opuntia f. triloba (Decaisne) J.Agardh 1887: 84-85
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1887). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Femte afdelningen.). Acta Universitatis Lundensis 23(2): 1-174, 5 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Halimeda triloba Decaisne
Lectotype locality: China Sea (Silva & al. 1996: 871). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting Barton (1901: expl. pl. II: fig. 20) for further information concerning the lectotype locality of this species.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Børgesen 1936).
Source of current name
Hillis-Colinvaux, L. (1980). Ecology and taxonomy of Halimeda: primary producer of coral reefs. Advances in Marine Biology 17: 1-327, 104 figs, XXXIV tables.
Barton, E.S. (1901). The genus Halimeda. Siboga-Expeditie Monographe LX. pp. 1-32, 2 figs, 4 pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Yamada, Y. (1941). [On the species of Halimeda from Micronesia]. Kagaku Nanyõ 4: 108-121, 15 figs. [in Japanese]
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2021.