Caulerpa mexicana Sonder ex Kützing 1849

Caulerpa mexicana Sonder ex Kützing

Caulerpa mexicana Sonder ex KützingKwaZulu-NatalOlivier De Clerck (

Publication Details
Caulerpa mexicana Sonder ex Kützing 1849: 496

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Atlantic Coast of Mexico; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 63) Type: L; (de Bolós & Masclans 1955: 63)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 December 2022

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