Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne 1837

Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne

Caulerpa fastigiata MontagneExcicata recolectada por el Hermano León. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

Publication Details
Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne 1837: 353

Published in: Montagne, C. (1837). Centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde série 8: 345-370.

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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.

Type Information
Type locality: Cuba; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 63) Type: Ramon de Sagra; PC; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 63)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023

 
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