Halimeda opuntia f. minima W.R.Taylor 1950
Halimeda minima (W.R.Taylor) Hillis-Colinvaux Lizard Island, Queensland
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Halimeda opuntia f. minima W.R.Taylor 1950: 82-83, 206, pl. 39: fig. 2
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1950). Plants of Bikini and other northern Marshall Islands. pp. [i]-xv, - 227, 79 pls. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda minima (W.R.Taylor) Hillis-Colinvaux
Type locality: Bikini Lagoon, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950: 83). Holotype: W.R. Taylor 46-108; Dredged from 45-57 m depth . MICH (Taylor 1950: 83).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Verbruggen, H. (2005). Genetic patterns in the calcified tropical seaweeds Halimeda opuntia, H. distorta, H. hederacea and H. minima (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) provide insights in species boundaries and interoceanic dispersal. Journal of Phycology 41: 177-187.
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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 30 July 2021.