Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia ( ex J. ) Weber 1898
Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh 1. Fragment showing discs sprouting from the margins of parent blades. 2. Habit. 3. Plants overgrowing lobster farm constructions (Mot Island, Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam).
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Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse 1898: 376
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh
Lectotype locality: Friendly Islands (Belton et al. 2014: 49). Lectotype: TCD 0011105 (specimen marked 77) (Belton et al. 2014: 49, fig. 9B). Notes: Syntype localities: Friendly Islands, Tonga; Nukahiva, Marquesas Islands. Syntypes: Herb Agardh 16809, 16811 (in part), in LD; BM;, 287054 in NSW; DSC01032, in TCD.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), target-shaped.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 09 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 21 September 2020.