Caulerpa peltata var. stellata ( ex J. ) Weber 1898
Caulerpa peltata var. stellata (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse 1898: 377
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh
Caulerpa stellata Harvey ex J.Agardh
Type locality: Tonga (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 831).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), target-shaped.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Belton, G.S., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M., Draisma, S.G.A. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2014). Resolving phenotypic plasticity and species designation in the morphology challenging Caulerpa racemosa-peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 50(1): 32-54.
Created: 26 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 March 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2020.