Halimeda triloba Decaisne 1842

Publication Details
Halimeda triloba Decaisne 1842: 102

Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.

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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 opuntia f. triloba (Decaisne) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: "Hab. in Oceano indico, Manillâ (Herb. Mus. Par.)."; (Decaisne 1842: 102) Notes: Silva & al. (1996) recommend consulting Barton (1901: expl. pl. II: fig. 20) for further information concerning the lectotype locality of this species. “Oceano indico” was given as Ceylon by J. Agardh (1887). China Sea fide Barton (1901: pl. II, fig. 20; see Silva et al. 1996: 871).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 March 2023

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