Caulerpa obscura Sonder
Caulerpa obscura Sonder Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Caulerpa obscura Sonder 1845: 50
Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).
Chauvinia obscura (Sonder) Trevisan 1849
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 827). Type: Preiss; (Womersley 1984: 265). Notes: Not located in MEL (Womersley, 1984: 265).
Copertino, M., Connell, S.D. & Cheshire, A. (2005). The prevalence and production of turf-forming algae on a temperate subtidal coast. Phycologia 44: 241-248.
Kevekordes, K., Holland, D., Haubner, N., Jenkins, S., Koss, R., Roberts, S., Raven, J.A., Scrimgeour, C.M., Shelly, K., Stojkovic, S. & Beardall, J. (2006). Inorganic carbon acquisition by eight species of Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45: 442-449.
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Created: 20 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 November 2019.