Fucus serrulatus Forsskål
Caulerpa serrulata (Forsskål) J.Agardh Bonaire, Caribbean
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Fucus serrulatus Forsskål 1775: 189
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 serrulata (Forsskål) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat saw-toothed.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mokha, Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 841). Type: P. Forsskål; C (presumably) (under Fucus laminosus) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 66).
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1837). Novae species algarum, quas in itinere ad oras maris rubri collegit Eduardus Rüppell; cum observationibus nonnullis in species rariores antea cognitas. Museum Senckenbergianum 2: 169-174.
Created: 09 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 December 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.