Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux 1809

Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux
en su hábitat natural, Cuba. Foto: José Espinosa.

Publication Details
Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 332

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1809). Observations sur la physiologie des algues marines, et description de cinq nouveaux genres de cette famille. Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomathique de Paris 1: 330-333, fig. 2, pl. 6.

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Publication date: May 2009

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulerpa.

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

Fucus prolifer Forsskål

Type Information
Type locality: Alexandria, Egypt; (Silva & al. 1996: 831) Lectotype: C; Herbarium Forsskålii nº 878, barcode C-A-93369 (Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego 2015: 150) Notes: Isolectotype: BM001045568. Lectotype is shown as fig. 1 in Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego (2015: 150).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 February 2024

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