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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Type information Lectotype locality: Citing AlgaeBase Cite this record as: Detailed distribution with sources Click to Load. Bryopsidales Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution The information is from the Literature database. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Whole meadows may consist of a single individual alga connected by fine threads running through the substrate. Guiry in Guiry, M. Molecular and morphometric data pinpoint species boundaries in Opunia section Rhipsalis Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta.


However one species, Halimeda tunawas described as pleasant to eat with oil, vinegar, and salt. Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. Lamouroux and Halimeda discoidea Decaisne. Retrieved from ” https: Articles containing Latin-language text CS1 Latin-language sources la Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

Blanco Halimeda triloba Decaisne Halimeda opuntia f.

Agardh Halimeda cordata J. Molecular systematics, historical ecology, and phylogeography of Halimeda. Agardh Corallina opuntia Linnaeus Halimeda opuntia var. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte Advances in Marine Biology. Halimeda beds form in the western or lee side of outer shield reefs where halimfda 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 name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically. Green and brown algae. University Press of Florida. Advances in Marine Biology Genetic patterns in the calcified tropical seaweeds Halimeda opuntia, H. Factors affecting the rate of calcification in Halimeda opuntia L.

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

Calcium carbonate is deposited in its tissues, making it inedible to most herbivores. Halimeda is responsible for distinctive circular deposits in various parts of the Great Barrier Reef on the north-east coast of QueenslandAustralia. Taylor Heterotypic Synonym s Halimeda opuntia var.

In fact some tropical reef systems, such as atollsconsist largely of Halimeda sand accumulated over the aeons. Evolution and phylogeography of Halimeda section Halimeda. The algal body thallus is composed of calcified green segments. Halimeda is a genus of green macroalgae.

Journal of Phycology World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Ecology o;untia taxonomy of Halimeda: Morphometric taxonomy of siphonous green algae: Plant in aquarium, My Hoa, Vietnam.

A novel lectin from the green alga Halimeda opuntia. Habitat notes Widespread in all warm waters.