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Caulerpa clavifera (Turner) C.Agardh 1817

Publication details
Caulerpa clavifera (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xxiii

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

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 racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus clavifer Turner

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 833).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Caulerpa clavifera (Turner) C.Agardh)
Hawaiian: limu fuafua (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. & Egerod, L.E. (1957). Notes on South African marine Chlorophyceae. Phytomorphology 7: 82-93.

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