Hildenbrandia rubra   (Sommerfelt) Meneghini,  1841 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Hildenbrandiales
Family:Hildenbrandiaceae

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Description
Color: Rose-red or brownish-red crusts

0.2-0.5 mm thick, of indefinite extent, closely adherent to substrate, without rhizoids; without surface markings. Thin, extensive crust with irregular outlines; only red crust that grows on rock in the upper half of the shore.


Synonym (s)
Verrucaria rubra Sommerfelt, 1826
(Homotypic synonym)
Hildenbrandia prototypus Nardo, 1834
(Heterotypic synonym)
Hildenbrandia rubra (Sommerfelt) Meneghini, 1841
Hildenbrandia nardi Zanardini, 1840
(Heterotypic synonym)
Hildenbrandia sanguinea Kutzing, 1843
(Heterotypic synonym)
Hildenbrandia rosea Kutzing, 1843
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Java INDONESIA
• MAURITIUS
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • 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

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