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Halimeda velasquezii W.R.Taylor 1962

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 velasquezii W.R.Taylor
James Price Point, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halimeda velasquezii W.R.Taylor
1, 2. In habitat, on demaged corals in low intertidal (Japan, Ryukyu Archipelago, Yonaguni Island), March 2013..

Halimeda velasquezii W.R.Taylor
Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Achnanthes rostellata A.Cleve-Euler

Halimeda velasquezii W.R.Taylor James Price Point, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Halimeda velasquezii W.R.Taylor 1962: 176, figs 8-14

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1962). Two undescribed species of Halimeda. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 89: 172-177, 14 figs.

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: Cagayan Province, Luzon Island, Philippine Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 874).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Halimeda opuntia f. intermedia Yamada 1934

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

(as Halimeda velasquezii W.R.Taylor)
Africa: Kenya (Silva & al. 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Mozambique (Carvalho & Bandeira 2003).

Indian Ocean Islands: Western Indian Ocean (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014 ), Philippines (Silva, MeƱez & Moe 1987, Trono 1997, Liao, Belleza & Gerldino 2013, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014, Dumilag et al. 2020), Vietnam (Tsutsui et al. 2005, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Asia: China (Dong & Tseng 1980, Tseng 1984, Liu 2008), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014), Yonaguni Island (Titlyanov & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Huisman 2019), Papua New Guinea (Littler & Littler 2003), Queensland (Lewis 1987, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman & Borowitzka 2003, Huisman & Verbruggen 2015).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Hawaiian Islands (Abbott & Huisman, 2004, Vroom & Timmers 2009), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014).

Key references
Dong, M.L. & Tseng, C.K. (1980). Studies on some marine green algae from the Xisha Islands, Guangdong Province, China. II. Studia Marina Sinica 17: 1-10, pl. I. [in Chinese and English (pp. 9-10)]

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.

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

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

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..

Created: 09 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 March 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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

Cordero, P.A., Jr (1974). A new variety of Halimeda velasquezii Taylor from Camiguin Island. Kalikasan, Philippine Journal of Biology 2: 114-117, 1 fig.
Vroom, P.S. & Smith, C.M. (2003). Reproductive features of Hawaiian Halimeda velasquezii (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta), and an evolutionary assessment of reproductive characters in Halimeda. Cryptogamie: Algologie 24: 355-370.

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