Halimeda gigas W.R.Taylor
Halimeda gigas W.R.Taylor Long Reef, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman
Halimeda gigas W.R.Taylor 1950: 84, 206, pl. 44: 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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A giant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950: 85). Holotype: W.R. Taylor 46-419; 6 June 1946; Dredged from 46 m depth. MICH sine numero (Taylor 1950: 85).
Cremen M.C.M., Huisman J.M., Marcelino V.R. & Verbruggen H. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Halimeda (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in southwestern Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 29: 41-54, 8 figs.
Huisman, J.M. & Verbruggen, H. (2015). Halimedaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 123-139. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
Pongparadon, S., Zuccarello, G.C., Phang, S.-M., Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T. & Prathep, A. (2015). Diversity of Halimeda (Chlorophyta) from the Thai-Malay Peninsula. Phycologia 54(4): 349-366.
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