Caulerpa fastigiata f. delicatula Thivy & Visalakshmi 1966

Publication Details
Caulerpa fastigiata f. delicatula Thivy & Visalakshmi 1966: 437, pl. I [1]: figs. 8, 9; pl. II [2] figs. 17-21

Published in: Thivy, F. & Visalakshmi, V. (1966). On Caulerpa fastigiata Mont. var. fastigiata in India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 62: 434-439, 2 plates.

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

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Port Okha, Gujarat, India; (Silva & al. 1996: 820)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 July 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 July 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 March 2023

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