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Halimeda gracilis f. lata W.R.Taylor 1950

Publication details
Halimeda gracilis f. lata W.R.Taylor 1950: 83-84, 206, pl. 42

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda lacunalis f. lata (W.R.Taylor) L.W.Hillis

Type information
Type locality: Namu Island, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950: 84). Holotype: W.R. Taylor 46-21; 15 March 1946; Deep holes in the inner seaward reef flats. MICH (Taylor 1950: 84).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda gracilis f. lata W.R.Taylor)
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950).

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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 19 September 2021.

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