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Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Caulerpaceae
Genus Caulerpa

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Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse
1. Fragment showing discs sprouting from the margins of parent blades. 2. Habit. 3. Plants overgrowing lobster farm constructions (Mot Island, Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse
Panama. Habit. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse
Panama. In situ. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse
Panama. In situ. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

 

Mallomonas limnicola J.W.G.Lund

Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh Heron Island, Queensland
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse 1898: 376

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulerpa is Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh

Basionym
Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh

Type information
Lectotype locality: Friendly Islands (Belton et al. 2014: 49). Lectotype: TCD 0011105 (specimen marked 77) (Belton et al. 2014: 49, fig. 9B). Notes: Syntype localities: Friendly Islands, Tonga; Nukahiva, Marquesas Islands. Syntypes: Herb Agardh 16809, 16811 (in part), in LD; BM;, 287054 in NSW; DSC01032, in TCD.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), target-shaped.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 09 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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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 20 May 2019.

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