Flabellaria multicaulis 1813
Flabellaria multicaulis Lamarck 1813: 302
Published in: Lamarck, [J.B.P.A.] de (1813). Sur les polypiers empâtés. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 294-312, 370-386, 432-458.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: Not specified (Silva & al. 1996: 871).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with many stems.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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.
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.
Created: 09 July 2002 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 23 June 2010 by G.M. Guiry
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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.