Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank 1944

Caulerpa chemnitzia (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Caulerpa chemnitzia (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux
Ecad chemnitzi. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep - 14 November 2002. Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication Details
Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank 1944: 349

Published in: Stephenson, T.A. (1944). The constitution of the intertidal fauna and flora of South Africa. Part II. Annals of the Natal Museum 10: 261-358, Plates XII-XIV.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa chemnitzia (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux.

Caulerpa peltata J.V.Lamouroux

Type Information
Type locality: "Hab. in Antillis" [Antilles, West Indies]; (Lamouroux 1809: 332)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 29 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 May 2024

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