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Halimeda fragilis W.R.Taylor 1950

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 fragilis W.R.Taylor
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Achnanthes quadratarea (Østrup) R.Ross

Halimeda fragilis W.R.Taylor Heron Island, Queensland
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Halimeda fragilis W.R.Taylor 1950: 88, 207, pl. 48: fig. 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1950). Plants of Bikini and other northern Marshall Islands. pp. [i]-xv, [1]- 227, 79 pls. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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: Elugelab Island, Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950: 89). Holotype: W.R. Taylor 46-394; 2 June 1946; "Scarce". MICH (Taylor 1950: 89).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Noble, J.M. & Kraft, G.T. (2007). Halimedaceae Halimeda. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. (Kraft, G.T. Eds), pp. 189-221. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.[1]-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..

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