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Caulerpa peltata var. stellata (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse

Publication details
Caulerpa peltata var. stellata (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse 1898: 377

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh

Basionym
Caulerpa stellata Harvey ex J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Tonga (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 831).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), target-shaped.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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

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Wendy 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 11 December 2019.

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