|Infrequent on solid substrates. |
|This genus is widely distributed throughout the world’s oceans, including temperate and tropical oceans. |
|This is an articulated, upright calcified alga that grows to approximately 12 cm in height. Main branches and genicula are cylindrical, with a loosely pinnate branching pattern. Conceptacles have a central pore, are spherical to urn-shaped, formed in terminal apical genicula. |
|Dawes & Mathieson. 2008. The Seaweeds of Florida. University Press of Florida
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org
Littler D.S. & M.M. Littler. 2000. Caribbean Reef Plants. OffShore Graphics, Inc.
Littler D.S., Littler M.M, Bucher K., and Norris J.N. 1989. Marine Plants of the Caribbean. Off Shore Graphics, Inc.
|In Bocas Del Toro|
|Reported By||NSF-PASI Advanced Methods in Tropical Phycology Course 2009|
|Locality||Mimbi Timbi, Isla Colón, Bocas del Toro |
|Comments||Superficially, this plant appears to be H. cubense; however, it is much taller than 3 cm, as is reported for this species in the literature (Littler & Littler, 2000). It can be differentiated from H. subulatum by the position of the conceptacles which are borne in swollen apical segments. |
|Field Guide to Common Marine Algae of the Bocas del Toro Area II: NSF-PASI Advanced Methods in Tropical Phycology Course 2009|
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