Fucus prolifer Forsskål 1775

Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux

Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.LamourouxMadeiraPeter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com )

Publication Details
Fucus prolifer Forsskål 1775: 193

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. [1]-32, [i]- xxxvi, ... [1]-219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux.

Type Information
Type locality: Alexandria, Egypt; (Silva & al. 1996: 831) Lectotype: C; Herbarium Forsskålii nº 878, barcode C-A-93369 (Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego 2015: 150) Notes: Isolectotype: BM001045568. Lectotype is shown as fig. 1 in Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego (2015: 150).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 November 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 November 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2022

 
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