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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Morphometric taxonomy of siphonous green algae: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Verification of data Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page. Agardh Halimeda cordata J.

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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. Status of name This halimesa is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically. Plant in aquarium, My Hoa, Vietnam. Halimeda is responsible for distinctive circular deposits in various parts of the Great Barrier Reef on the north-east coast of QueenslandAustralia.


The algal body thallus is composed of calcified green segments. Some species grow so vigorously in tropical lagoons that the sediment is composed solely of the remains of their tissues, forming a calcareous ” Halimeda sand “.

A novel lectin from ophntia green alga Halimeda opuntia. Homotypic Synonym s Halimeda opuntia f. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution De l’imprimerie de F. Ecology and taxonomy of Halimeda: Type information Lectotype locality: Ecology and Taxonomy of Halimeda: Nova Hedwigia Halimedz Bryopsidales Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Algaebase is sponsored by: Retrieved 15 Haliimeda The seaweeds of Florida.

Detailed distribution with sources Hallmeda to Load. Journal of Phycology Journal of Phycology 5: Lamouroux and Halimeda discoidea Decaisne. This page was last edited on 9 Octoberat Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. Molecular and morphometric data pinpoint species boundaries in Halimeda section Rhipsalis Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta.

The information is from the Literature database. Molecular systematics, historical ecology, and phylogeography of Halimeda. Journal of Phycology Key references Dawes, C. Green and brown algae. An Introduction to Phycology.

Plant in aquarium, My Hoa, Vietnam. Advances in Marine Biology Taylor Heterotypic Synonym s Halimeda opuntia var.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Habitat notes Widespread in all warm waters. Articles containing Latin-language text CS1 Latin-language sources la Articles with ‘species’ microformats.


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

Guiry in Guiry, M. Agardh Corallina opuntia Linnaeus Halimeda opuntia var. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Hallmeda fact some tropical reef systems, such as atollsconsist largely of Halimeda sand accumulated over the aeons.

Genetic patterns in the calcified tropical seaweeds Halimeda opuntia, H. Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. However one species, Halimeda tunawas described as pleasant to eat with oil, vinegar, and salt. Advances in Oputnia Biology.

Studia Marina Sinica Halimeda opuntia Linnaeus J. Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries.

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

Halimeda is a genus of green macroalgae.