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Halimeda goreaui W.R.Taylor 1962

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Halimedaceae
Genus Halimeda

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Halimeda goreaui W.R.Taylor
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre el arrecife. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

 

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Halimeda goreaui W.R.Taylor en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas, sobre el arrecife. Foto: Ángel Fernández.
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Publication details
Halimeda goreaui W.R.Taylor 1962: 173, figs 1-7

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1962). Two undescribed species of Halimeda. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 89: 172-177, 14 figs.

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Cardiff Hall beach, St. Ann Parish, Jamaica (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: T. F. Goreau et al. ; 21.vii.1961; 30 m. Jamaica Institute Mus. Sc. A. 3337 (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Isotype at U. Mich.

Eponomy
Named for T. F. Goreau, a coral reef biologist who collected the plant in Jamaica.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Halimeda opuntia f. minor Vickers 1905

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O., Cocquyt, E., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Morphometric taxonomy of siphonous green algae: a methodological study within the genus Halimeda (Bryopsidales). Journal of Phycology 41: 126-139.

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