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Halimeda opuntia f. cordata (J.Agardh) E.S.Barton 1901

Publication details
Halimeda opuntia f. cordata (J.Agardh) E.S.Barton 1901: 20

Published in: Barton, E.S. (1901). The genus Halimeda. Siboga-Expeditie Monographe LX. pp. 1-32, 2 figs, 4 pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Halimeda cordata J.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda opuntia f. cordata (J.Agardh) E.S.Barton)
Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Suárez 2005).

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

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.

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