Fucus prolifer Forsskål 1775

Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux
Porto Santo, Madeira - 17 January 2019. Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.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.

Request PDF

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

Verification of Data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Loading synonyms...
Loading notes...
Loading common names...
Loading distribution...
Loading references...
Loading bibliographical references...
Loading culture providers...

Linking to this page: https://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=13073

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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 2023

Currently in AlgaeBase: