Halimeda cordata J.Agardh 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.
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 (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), heart-shaped.
This is a marine species.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 October 2005
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 October 2005. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 May 2023