Caulerpa peltata var. exigua Weber 1898
Caulerpa peltata var. exigua Weber Bosse 1898: 377, pl. XXXI, fig.11
Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1898). Monographie des Caulerpes. Annales du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg 15: 243-401, pls XX -XXXIV .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), target-shaped.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Samoa and Mangia (Kraft 2000: 601). Type: (Kraft 2000: 601).
Source of current name
Belton, G.S., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M., Draisma, S.G.A. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2014). Resolving phenotypic plasticity and species designation in the morphology challenging Caulerpa racemosa-peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 50(1): 32-54.
Littler, D.S. & Littler, M.M. (2003). South Pacific Reef Plants. A diver's guide to the plant life of the South Pacific Coral Reefs. pp. 1-331. Washington, DC: OffShore Graphics, Inc.
Created: 12 June 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald
Verified by: 27 March 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2020.