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Turbinaria turbinata(Linnaeus) Kuntze

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusSpecies
PhaeophytaPhaeophyceaeFucalesSargassaceaeTurbinaria turbinata
Habitat
Found growing on coral rubble
Distribution
North America (Florida), Central America (Belize, Panama), Caribbean
Islands (Bahamas, Caicos Islands, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Lesser, Antilles, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands), South America (Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela), Indian Ocean Islands (Andaman Islands, Laccadive Islands, Seychelles), Southwest Asia (India, Philippines, Sri Lanka), Southeast Asia (Indonesia)
Characteristics
Thallus tough, leathery, erect, cylindrically shaped, dark brown. Blades clustered, apex flat or convex, pyramid-shaped. Transverse section through blade triangular, margins toothed. Cryptostomata numerous, scattered, uniporate.
In Bocas Del Toro
LocalityWild Cane Key
Compiled by
Ryan Fikes & Jimena Samper-Villarreal
Links
Reference
Tropical Field Phycology Field Book, STRI, Bocas de Toro, 2008.
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