Halimeda is a genus of green macroalgae. The algal body (thallus) is composed of calcified Plinius verò ipsum sequutus (cap) circa Opuntem, inquit, Opuntia est herba, etiam homini-dulcis: mirúmque è folio ejus radicem sièri, ac sic. Reference for: Halimeda opuntia. Publication(s). Author(s)/Editor(s). Publication Date: Article/Chapter Title: Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Page(s). Publisher. Image of Halimeda opuntia (Prostrate sea cactus). Halimeda opuntia. No image available for this species; drawing shows typical species in this Family.

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Citing AlgaeBase Cite this record as: Verification of data Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page. Halimeda beds form in the western or lee side of outer shield reefs where flow of nutrient-rich water from the open sea allows them to flourish, and are the most extensive, actively accumulating Halimeda beds in the world. University Press of Florida. Advances in Marine Biology.

The genus is one of the best studied examples of cryptic species opuhtia due to morphological convergence within the marine macroalgae. Retrieved from ” https: Halimeda opuntiaa responsible for distinctive circular deposits in various parts of the Haoimeda Barrier Reef on the north-east coast of QueenslandAustralia.


Ecology and Taxonomy of Halimeda: Taylor Heterotypic Synonym s Halimeda opuntia var. Status of name This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Journal of Phycology Evolution and phylogeography of Halimeda section Halimeda.

Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova etitlyanov mail. Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation.

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Articles containing Latin-language text CS1 Latin-language sources la Articles with ‘species’ microformats. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. In fact some tropical reef systems, such as atollsconsist largely of Halimeda sand accumulated over the aeons.

Studia Marina Sinica As in other members of the order Bryopsidalesindividual organisms are made up of single multi-nucleate cells.

Halimeda opuntia (L.) J.V.Lamour.

Type information Lectotype locality: Advances in Marine Biology Key references Dawes, C. Halimeda is a genus of green macroalgae. Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Journal of Phycology 5: Type species The type species holotype of the genus Halimeda is Halimeda tuna J.


However one species, Halimeda tunawas described as pleasant to eat with oil, vinegar, and salt. The seaweeds of Florida. Plant in aquarium, My Hoa, Vietnam. Blanco Halimeda triloba Decaisne Halimeda opuntia f.

Some species grow so vigorously in tropical lagoons that the sediment is composed solely of the remains of opungia tissues, forming a calcareous ” Halimeda sand “. De l’imprimerie de F. Lamouroux and Halimeda discoidea Decaisne. Ecology and taxonomy of Halimeda: British Phycological Journal Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Green and brown algae. Guiry in Guiry, M. Bryopsidales Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Agardh Corallina opuntia Linnaeus Halimeda opuntia var. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte Whole meadows may consist of a single individual alga connected by fine threads running through the substrate. Halimdda distribution with sources Click to Load.

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Plant in aquarium, My Hoa, Vietnam. Halimeda opuntia Linnaeus J. Algaebase is sponsored by: