Caulerpa complanata J. 1873
Caulerpa complanata J.Agardh 1873: 33
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa cylindracea Sonder
Type locality: Port Denison (Bowen), Queensland, Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 836).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened out, usually in one plane (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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: 29 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 March 2014 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2021.