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Caulerpa alternans Womersley 1956

Publication details
Caulerpa alternans Womersley 1956: 364

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1956). A critical survey of the marine algae of Southern Australia. I. Chlorophyta. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 7: 343-383.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), alternating (Stearn 1992).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa alternifolia J.Agardh 1887

Nomenclatural notes
Nom. nov. for C. alternifolia J. Agardh, nom. illeg. (INA). - (3 Feb 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria (Womersley 1984: 256). Lectotype: Wilson; LD, Herb. Agardh 16416 (Womersley 1984: 256).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1984). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part I. pp. 329, 102 figs, 16 plates. Adelaide: Government Printer, South Australia.

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