from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of calcareous green-spored marine algæ, of the order Siphoneæ of Some authors.


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  • However, algae that secrete calcium carbonate, such as coralline red algae and an abundant calcifying green alga known as Halimeda, are almost always significant contributors as well.

    Coral reef

  • Algal diversity within this habitat is usually high, with Halimeda incrassata.

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  • Halimeda opuntia and Dictyota species occur on the fore reef and the intermediate reef.

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  • Amongst the Green Algae (or the Chlorophyta), the biologically active members include species of the genera Codium, Halimeda, Ulva, Cladophoropsis Caulerpa and

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  • The "gemmule" of a Halimeda contained several articulations united, ready to burst their envelope, and become attached to some basis.

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  • Cosima and Halimeda Noline are the daughters of Homer Noline, a doctor living in Grace, Arizona whose wife Alice died shortly after giving birth to Halimeda (called Hallie).

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