Herpochaeta fastigiata (Montagne) Montagne

Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne

Caulerpa fastigiata MontagneExcicata recolectada por el Hermano León. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

Publication Details
Herpochaeta fastigiata (Montagne) Montagne

Published in: Montagne, C. (1843). Quatrième centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Décades VII. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 20: 294-306, pl. 12.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Herpochaeta.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne.

Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne

Type Information
Type locality: Cuba; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 63) Type: Ramon de Sagra; PC; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 63)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 February 2012 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 February 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 February 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023

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