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Caulacanthus divaricatus (Suhr) Papenfuss

Publication details
Caulacanthus divaricatus (Suhr) Papenfuss 1943: 86-87

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1943). Notes on South African marine algae. II. Journal of South African Botany 9: 79-92.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulacanthus is Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing

Basionym
Laurencia divaricata Suhr

Type information
Type locality: "Kaffernküste", South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 282).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.

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