Caulerpa clavifera (Turner) C. 1817
Caulerpa clavifera (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xxiii
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh
Fucus clavifer Turner
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 833).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
(as Caulerpa clavifera (Turner) C.Agardh)
Hawaiian: limu fuafua (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
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.
Papenfuss, G.F. & Egerod, L.E. (1957). Notes on South African marine Chlorophyceae. Phytomorphology 7: 82-93.
Created: 26 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 June 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 24 November 2020.