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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The seaweeds of Florida. Blanco Halimeda triloba Decaisne Halimeda opuntia f.
WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Halimeda opuntia (Linnaeus) oux,
British Phycological Jalimeda Lamouroux and Halimeda discoidea Decaisne. Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte Retrieved from ” https: Algaebase is sponsored by: Advances in Marine Biology Guiry in Guiry, M. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova etitlyanov mail. Retrieved 15 February In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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.
Citing AlgaeBase Cite this record as: An Introduction to Phycology. Journal of Phycology 5: Agardh Halimeda opuntia f.
Key references Dawes, C. Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. Homotypic Synonym s Halimeda opuntia f. Calcium carbonate is deposited in its tissues, making it inedible opuuntia most herbivores. Bryopsidales Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Agardh Halimeda cordata J. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries.
Status of name This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Journal of Phycology The algal body thallus is composed of calcified green segments. Taylor Heterotypic Synonym s Halimeda opuntia var.
Journal of Phycology World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Studia Marina Sinica opuntiz The information is from the Literature database. Type information Lectotype locality: De l’imprimerie de F.
Halimeda opuntia (L.) J.V.Lamour.
In fact some tropical reef systems, such as atollsconsist largely of Halimeda sand accumulated over the aeons. Halimeda opuntia Linnaeus J. 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 “.
Halimeda is responsible for distinctive circular deposits in various parts of the Great Barrier Reef on the north-east coast of QueenslandAustralia.
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Plant in aquarium, My Hoa, Vietnam. Habitat notes Widespread in all warm waters. Agardh Corallina opuntia Linnaeus Halimeda opuntia var.