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Halimeda macrophysa Askenasy 1888

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 macrophysa Askenasy
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halimeda macrophysa Askenasy
Surface of segment. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda macrophysa Askenasy
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda macrophysa Askenasy
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda macrophysa Askenasy
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 3 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halimeda macrophysa Askenasy
Habitat, middle intertidal (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

 

Halimeda macrophysa Askenasy Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Halimeda macrophysa Askenasy 1888: 14, pl. IV: figs 1-4

Published in: Askenasy, E. (1888). Algen mit Unterstützung der Herren E. Bornet, E. Grunow, P. Hariot, M. Moebius, O. Nordstedt bearbeitet. In: Die Forschungsreise S.M.S. „Gazelle“. Botanik. (Engler, A. Eds) Vol. 4, pp. 58, 12 plates. Berlin: Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn.
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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: Matuku Island, Fiji Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 869).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda macrophysa Askenasy)
Africa: Kenya (Silva & al. 1996, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Coppejans, Leliaert & De Clerck 2000).

Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva & al. 1996), Indian Ocean (Silva & al. 1996), Réunion (Zubia & al.).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Verheij & Prud'homme van Reine 1993, Silva & al. 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Trono 1997, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014, Dumilag et al. 2020).

Asia: Japan (Titlyanov et al 2006, Titlyanov & Titlyanova 2012), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Huisman 2019), Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & al. 2001), Queensland (Lewis 1987, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Kraft 2007, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman & al. 2009, Huisman & Verbruggen 2015).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: American Samoa (Skelton & al. 2004 ), Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003), Marshall Islands (Dawson 1957), New Caledonia (Payri 2007), Republic of Palau (Ohba & al. 2007), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Key references
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, [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.

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.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2004). New records and notes on marine benthic algae of American Samoa - Chlorophyta & Phaeophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 291-312.

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]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanova, T.V. (2012). Morskiye rasteniya stran Aziatsko-Tikhookeanskogo regiona, ikh ispol'zovaniye i kul'tivirovaniye [Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation]. pp. 376, 52 numbered figures, 162 plates. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

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..

Yamada, Y. (1941). [On the species of Halimeda from Micronesia]. Kagaku Nanyõ 4: 108-121, 15 figs. [in Japanese]

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