Carpophyllum flexuosum (Esper) Greville 1830

Publication Details
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]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.

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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

Type Species
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 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 December 2013

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 December 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 June 2024

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