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Halimeda lacrimosa M.Howe 1909

Publication details
Halimeda lacrimosa M.Howe 1909: 93-94, pl. 4: fig. 1; pl. 6: figs. 3-11

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1909). Phycological studies - IV. The genus Neomeris and notes on other Siphonales. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 36: 75-104, pls 1-8.
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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
Type locality: Mariguana (Mayaguana), Bahamas (Silva & al. 1996: 868).

Origin of species name
(Latin), tear-drop (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda lacrimosa M.Howe)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider, Flook & Rouja 2016).

North America: Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Taylor 1960, Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014, Torres Conde & Martínez-Daranas 2019, Cabrera & al. 2020).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Africa: Madagascar (Silva & al. 1996, Vieira & al. 2021).

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Ximenes, C.F., Oliveira-Carvalho, M.D.F., Bandeira-Pedrosa, M.E. & Cassano, V. (2019). Updates on Section Pseudo-opuntia of Halimeda: phylogenetic analyses of H. soniae sp. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) along the Brazilian coast. Botanica Marina 62(4): 327-336.

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Dawes, C.J. (1980). A new variety of the calcareous coenocyte Halimeda lacrimosa Howe (Chlorophyta, Siphonales).. Bulletin of Marine Science 30: 142.
Schneider, C.W., Flook, C.T. & Rouja, P.M. (2016). An abundant sand-flat meadow of Halimeda lacrimosa M.Howe off Bermuda, a species previously unknown in the island flora. Notulae Algarum 17: 1-4, 1 fig.

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