Halimeda multicaulis ( ) J.V. 1816
Halimeda multicaulis (Lamarck) J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 307
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, -560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Flabellaria multicaulis Lamarck
Type locality: Not specified (Silva & al. 1996: 871).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with many stems.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda multicaulis (Lamarck) J.V.Lamouroux)
Asia: 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.
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.
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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 28 September 2021.