Carpophyllum scalare Suhr 1840

Oerstedtia scalaris (Suhr) Jensen

Current name: Oerstedtia scalaris (Suhr) Jensen
South Africa - 09 December 2011. Robert Anderson (

Publication Details
Carpophyllum scalare Suhr 1840: 257

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23(17): 257-265, no figs.

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Publication date: "7 Mai 1840"

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Carpophyllum is Carpophyllum flexuosum (Esper) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Oerstedtia scalaris (Suhr) Jensen.

Type Information
Type locality: "Cap, gefunden von Drège" [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa]; (Suhr 1840: 257)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 July 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 July 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 December 2023

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