Caulacanthus divaricatus ( )
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.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulacanthus is Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
Laurencia divaricata Suhr
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulacanthus divaricatus (Suhr) Papenfuss)
Africa: Namibia (Price, John & Lawson 1986).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.