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Halimeda cuneata var. elongata E.S.Barton 1900

Publication details
Halimeda cuneata var. elongata E.S.Barton 1900: 480, pl. 18

Published in: Barton, E.S. (1900). On the forms, with a new species, of Halimeda from Funafuti. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 34: 479-482, pls 18.

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 copiosa f. elongata (E.S.Barton) Hillis-Colinvaux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wedge-shaped (Brown 1946).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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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