Fucus clavifer Turner 1807
Fucus clavifer Turner 1807: 126, pl. 57
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Publication date: Sep 1807-1 Jun 1808
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva & al. 1996: 833).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Belton et al. (2014: 50), F. clavifer Turner is illegitimate being a later homonym of F. clavifer Forrskal 1775. [The latter is not cited in INA]. They consider F. clavifer Turner, nom. illeg. and F. uvifer Turner, nom. illeg. to be synonyms of Caulerpa racemosa. - (1 Apr 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. & Egerod, L.E. (1957). Notes on South African marine Chlorophyceae. Phytomorphology 7: 82-93.
Created: 24 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 January 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 April 2021.