Caulerpa floridana W.R.Taylor
Caulerpa floridana W.R.Taylor 1960: 143, 144, 630, 684, 685, 698, 699; pl. 11: figs 5, 6; pl. 18: fig. 10
Original publication: Taylor, W.R. (1960). Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas. pp. xi + 870, 14 figs, 80 plates. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
(Latin), of or from the state of Florida (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: White Shoal, I. Dry Tortugas, Florida (Taylor 1960: 630). Not specified: W. R. Taylor; 17 July 1924; MICH Taylor 361 (Taylor 1960: 630). Notes: Taylor (1960: 630) notes that the type material was collected at a depth of ca. 21 metres and that there is an isotype located at "herbario Horti Botanici Neo-Eboracensis".
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa floridana W.R.Taylor)
Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Suárez 2005).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2011).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Caulerpa&species=floridana
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Caulerpa&Species=floridana
Created: 03 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:71819