Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh 1847

Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh

Caulerpa verticillata J.AgardhPalau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deepPalau International Coral Reef Center

Publication Details
Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh 1847: 6

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.

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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: 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 marine species.

Created: 30 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.; searched on 01 December 2022

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