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Large-leaf hanging vine
Halimeda copiosa
Goreau & Graham, 1967

Description:
Plants form long chains of rectangular-shaped, relative large, leaf-like, calcified segments, which are held together by a thin strand running through their centers. Strands may branch frequently and may reach a length of 60 cm. Segments green to yellowish green on top, underside often lighter. Segments nearly 2 cm in width.

Habitat:
Tend to grow in shaded areas of the reef, often hanging from ledge undercuts and along walls, down to 60 m.

Distribution:
Abundant to common South Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean.

Large-leaf hanging vine (Halimeda copiosa)