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Carpophyllum flexuosum (Esper) Greville

Publication details
Carpophyllum flexuosum (Esper) Greville 1830: xxxii

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Carpophyllum.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus flexuosus Esper

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus flexuosus Esper 1802

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus phyllanthus Turner 1819
Carpophyllum phyllanthum (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Adams, N.M. (1997). Common seaweeds of New Zealand. pp. [1]-48, 48 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Verified by: 16 December 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Dawson, A.E.E. (1940). Studies in the Fucales of New Zealand. II. Observations on the female frond of Carpophyllum flexuosum (Esp.) Grev.= Carpophyllum phyllanthus (Turn.) Hook. & Harv. New Phytologist 39: 283-302.

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