Carpophyllum flexuosum ( )
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, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Carpophyllum.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus flexuosus Esper
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).
Fucus flexuosus Esper 1802
Fucus phyllanthus Turner 1819
Carpophyllum phyllanthum (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
This is a marine species.
Adams, N.M. (1997). Common seaweeds of New Zealand. pp. -48, 48 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -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.
Created: 09 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 December 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2019.