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Halimeda opuntia f. elongata (E.S.Barton) E.S.Barton 1901

Publication details
Halimeda opuntia f. elongata (E.S.Barton) E.S.Barton 1901: 21

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

Basionym
Halimeda cuneata var. elongata E.S.Barton

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halimeda opuntia f. elongata (E.S.Barton) E.S.Barton)
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950), Tuamotu Islands (Taylor 1973).

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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