Fucus racemosus Forsskål
Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh Ecad uvifera. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the sun
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Fucus racemosus Forsskål 1775: 191
Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. -32, [i]- xxxvi, ... -219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Pantropical (Belton et al. 2014). - (27 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Suez, Egypt (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 832). Type: Herb. Forsskal, C 845 (Belton et al. 2014: 50). Notes: Leg. P. Forsskål (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 65).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Belton, G.S., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M., Draisma, S.G.A. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2014). Resolving phenotypic plasticity and species designation in the morphology challenging Caulerpa racemosa-peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 50(1): 32-54.
Papenfuss, G.F. & Egerod, L.E. (1957). Notes on South African marine Chlorophyceae. Phytomorphology 7: 82-93.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 March 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 23 July 2019.