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Caulerpa hummii Díaz-Piferrer

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Caulerpaceae
Genus Caulerpa


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Caulerpa hummii Díaz-Piferrer
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).


Gracilaria domingensis (Kützing) Sonder ex Dickie

Caulerpa serrulata var. hummii (Díaz-Piferrer) Farghaly KwaZulu-Natal
© Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com)

Publication details
Caulerpa hummii Díaz-Piferrer 1969: 12-17, fig. 1

Published in: Díaz-Piferrer, M. (1969). Caulerpa hummii, a new species of marine algae (Chlorophyta, Caulerpales) from Venezuela. Phycologia 7: 12-18, 1 fig.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa serrulata var. hummii (Díaz-Piferrer) Farghaly

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla Orchilla, Venezuela (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 843).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Solé, M.A. (2009). Colección de tipos de algas marinas del herbario del museo oceanológico hermano benigno román (mobr). Acta Bot. Venez., jun. 2009, vol.32, no.1, p.225-236. ISSN 0084-5906.. Acta Botánica Venezuelica 32(1): 225-236.

Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Díaz-Piferrer, M. (1969). Caulerpa hummii, a new species of marine algae (Chlorophyta, Caulerpales) from Venezuela. Phycologia 7: 12-18, 1 fig.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 24 February 2020.

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