Stephanocoelium verticillatum (J.Agardh) Kützing 1857

Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh

Caulerpa verticillata J.AgardhPalau Islands, West PacificPalau International Coral Reef Center

Publication Details
Stephanocoelium verticillatum (J.Agardh) Kützing 1857: 1

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Stephanocoelium is Stephanocoelium pusillum Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh.

Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: not specified (West Indies); (Silva & al. 1996: 848) Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting J. Agardh (1873: 7) for further information regarding the type of this locality. According to Skelton & South (2004:301) the type locality is probably West Indies.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), verticillate, whorled (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 07 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2022

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