Halimeda cordata J. 1887
Halimeda cordata J.Agardh 1887: 83
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
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), heart-shaped.
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: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 October 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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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.