163,410 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,770 images, 62,959 bibliographic items, 480,353 distributional records.

Halimeda opuntia f. intermedia Yamada 1934

Publication details
Halimeda opuntia f. intermedia Yamada 1934: 81, figs 50, 51

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1934). The marine Chlorophyceae from Ryukyu, especially from the vicinity of Nawa. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University Ser. 5, 3: 33-88, 55 figures.
 Download PDF

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 velasquezii W.R.Taylor

Type information
Type locality: Nawa; Itoman (Yamada 1934: 81).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Very common near Nawa, growing near the low tide mark, being often found on the perpendiclular walls of deep pools.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda opuntia f. intermedia Yamada)
Asia: Japan (Yamada 1934, Okamura 1936), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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: 19 June 2007 by G.M. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 507 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=17175

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio