Galaxaura obtusata [Status Unaccepted]   (J. Ellis & Solander) J. V. Lamouroux,  1816 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Nemaliales
Family:Galaxauraceae

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Description
Thallus cylindrical or subcylindrical, assimilating filaments long.


Synonym (s)
Galaxaura breviarticulata Kjellman, 1900
Galaxaura corymbifera Kjellman, 1900
Galaxaura decaisnei J. Agardh, 1876
Galaxaura dolicharthra Kjellman, 1900
Galaxaura effusa Kjellman, 1900
Galaxaura insignis Kjellman, 1900
Galaxaura moniliformis Kjellman, 1900
Galaxaura robusta Kjellman, 1900
Galaxaura tumida Kjellman, 1900
Galaxaura umbellata Lamouroux, 1816
Corallina obtusata Ellis & Solander, 1786
Galaxaura obtusata (Ellis & Solander) Lamouroux, 1816
Tubularia umbellata Esper, 1796
Galaxaura umbellata (Esper) Lamouroux, 1816

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA
• Palk Bay (Lat: 9.5) (Long: 79.25) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam (Lat: 9.28) (Long: 79.12) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• INDIA
• MADAGASCAR
• MAURITIUS
• MOZAMBIQUE
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA
• OMAN
• SEYCHELLES
• SRI LANKA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Papenfuss, GF; Mshigeni, KE and Chiang, YM (1982) Revision of the red algal genus Galaxaura with special reference to the species occurring in the western Indian Ocean Botanica Marina Walter de Gruyter and Co. Berlin. New York 25 401-444 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Papenfuss, GF; Mshigeni, KE and Chiang, YM (1982) Revision of the red algal genus Galaxaura with special reference to the species occurring in the western Indian Ocean Botanica Marina 25 401-444 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Jassund, E (1977) Marine algae in Tanzania VII Botanica Marina Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 20 415-425 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Schils, T; Coppejans, E; Verbruggen, H; Clerck, OD and Leliaert, F (2004) The marine flora of Rodrigues (Republic of Mauritius, Indian Ocean): An island with low habitat diversity or one in the process of colonisation? Journal of Natural History Taylor and Francis 38 3059-3076
  • Oza, RM and Zaidi, SH (2001) A revised checklist of Indian marine algae Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Cook Islands biodiversity and natural heritage Available at - http://cookislands.bishopmuseum.org/
  • Rao, MU (2006) Key to the identification of Indian red seaweeds Recent advances on applied aspects of Indian marine algae with reference to global scenario, volume 1. Seaweed taxonomic identification, aquaculture, resource, environment, fouling and disease Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 46-140 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Srivastava, MN and Mehrotra, BN (1990) Algal status of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 6(2) 145-149 Available at - NIO, Goa

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