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Taxonomy Detail

Family Caulerpaceae

Caulerpaceae Kützing, 1843: 302, 307.

Type of name: Caulerpa J.V.Lamour, 1809

Source: Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

Original publication: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

Authority notes: Womersly (1984: 253) cites the authority for this family as Greville ex Kuetzing.

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Altamirano, M., Andreakis, N., Souza-Egipsy, V., Zanolla, M. & de la Rosa, J. (2014). First record of Caulerpa cylindracea (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) in Andalusia (Southern Spain). Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 71: 1-9.

Belton, G.S., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2015). Caulerpaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 75-102. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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.

Coppejans, E. & Meinesz, A. (1988). Marine algae of Papua New Guinea (Madang Prov.). 1. Caulerpaceae (Chlorophyta-Caulerpales). Blumea 33: 181-196, 41 figs, 1 table.

Correia, M., Vieira, M.F. & Vieira, F.P. (1969). Estudos taxonômicos sôbre o gènero Caulerpa Lamouroux no nordeste brasileiro (Chlorophyta: Caulerpaceae). Arq. Ci. Mar. 9: 147-161.

Dixit, S.C. (1933). Caulerpaceae from Malvan harbour. Journal of the University of Bombay 1(5): 35-36, 8 plates.

Draisma, S.G.A., van Reine, W.F.P., Sauvage, T., Belton, G.S., Gurgel, C.F.D., Lim, P.E. & Phang, S.M. (2014). A re-assessment of the infra-generic classification of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from a time-calibrated molecular phylogeny. Journal of Phycology 50(6): 1020-1034.

Ferreira-Correia, M.M. & Pinheiro-Vieira, F. (1969). Estudo taxonômico sobre o genus Caulerpa Lamouroux no Nordeste Brasileiro (Chlorophyta: Caulerpaceae). Arq. Ci. Mar. Univ. Ceará 9(2): 147-161.

Hodgson, L.M. Pham Huu Tri, Lewmanomont, K. & McDermid, K.J. (2004). Annotated checklist of species of Caulerpa and Caulerpella (Bryopsidales, Caulerpaceae) from Vietnam, Thailand and the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 21-38.

Kemperman, T.C.M. & Stegenga, H. (1983). A new Caulerpa species (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) from the Caribbean side of Costa Rica, C. A. Acta Botanica Neerlandica 32: 271-275.

Kevekordes, K., Holland, D., Haubner, N., Jenkins, S., Koss, R., Roberts, S., Raven, J.A., Scrimgeour, C.M., Shelly, K., Stojkovic, S. & Beardall, J. (2006). Inorganic carbon acquisition by eight species of Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45: 442-449.

Nielsen, R. & Price, I.R. (2001). Typification of Caulerpa cupressoides (Vahl) C. Agardh and C. taxifolia (Vahl) C. Agardh (Chlorophyta, Caulerpaceae). Taxon 50: 827-836.

Paul, V.J., Littler, M.M., Littler, D.S. & Fenical, W. (1987). Evidence for chemical defense in tropical green alga Caulerpa ashmeadii (Caulerpaceae: Chlorophyta): isolation of new bioactive sesquiterpenoids. J. Chem. Ecol. 13: 1171-1185.

Pena Martín, C., Cristóbal Fernanz, J. C., Crespo, B. & Sánchez, M. (2003). Caulerpa racemosa (Forssk.) J. Agardh (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyceae), nueva para la flora de Alicante. Anales Jardín Botánico de Madrid 60: 448-449.

Phillips, J.A. (2009). Reproductive ecology of Caulerpa taxifolia (Caulerpaceae, Bryopsidales) in subtropical eastern Australia. European Journal of Phycology 44(1): 81-88.

Price, I.R. (2011). A taxonomic revision of the marine green algal genera Caulerpa and Caulerpella (Chlorophyta, Caulerpaceae) in northern (tropical and subtropical) Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 24(3): 137-213.

Sauvage, T., Payri, C., Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Verbruggen, H., Belton, G.S., Gurgel, F.D., Gabriel, D., Sherwood, A.R. & Fredericq, S. (2013). Molecular diversity of the Caulerpa racemosa-Caulerpa peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Bryopsidales) in New Caledonia, with new Australasian records for C. racemosa var. cylindracea. Phycologia 52(1): 6-13.

South, G.R. & Skelton, P.K. (2003). Revisions and additions to Caulerpa (Chlorophyta, Caulerpaceae) from the Fiji Islands, South Pacific. Australian Systematic Botany 16(4): 539-548, 12 figs.

Weber-van Bosse, A. (1908). Caulerpaceae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 7: 171-173, figs 12, 13; pls 22, 23.

Weber-van Bosse, A. (1909). Caulerpaceae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Zoology 12: 381-383, Figs. 12, 13, plates 47, 48.

Wille, N. (1890). Caulerpaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 134-137. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.

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