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Halimeda versatilis J.Agardh 1887

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Halimedaceae
Genus Halimeda

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Halimeda versatilis J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Achnanthes lemmermannii var. lineata Salah

Halimeda versatilis J.Agardh Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Halimeda versatilis J.Agardh 1887: 86, 87

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1887). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Femte afdelningen.). Acta Universitatis Lundensis 23(2): 1-174, 5 plates.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Cape Riche, Western Australia (34.60° S, 118.75° E) [Australia] (Cremen & al. 2016: 866). Lectotype: W.H.Harvey; Mar. 1854, as Halimeda macroloba Decne. in Algae Australicae Exsiccatae ; LD herb. alg. Agardh 15894 (Cremen & al. 2016: 866). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Hillis (1959: 346) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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