Caulacanthus divaricatus (Suhr) Papenfuss 1943

Publication Details
Caulacanthus divaricatus (Suhr) Papenfuss 1943: 86-87

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1943). Notes on South African marine algae. II. Journal of South African Botany 9: 79-92.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulacanthus is Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing.

Laurencia divaricata Suhr

Type Information
Type locality: "Kaffernküste von Ecklon" [South Africa collected by von Ecklon]; (Suhr 1840: 265)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 January 2005

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 January 2005. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 31 March 2023

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