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Caulerpa lamourouxii (Turner) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Caulerpaceae
Genus Caulerpa

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Caulerpa lamourouxii (Turner) C.Agardh
Barrow Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa lamourouxii (Turner) C.Agardh
Barrow Island, Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Caulerpa lamourouxii (Turner) C.Agardh
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).

Caulerpa lamourouxii (Turner) C.Agardh
Nigaloo Reef, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Caulerpa racemosa var. lamourouxii (Turner) Weber Bosse Nigaloo Reef, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Caulerpa lamourouxii (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xxii

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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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.

Basionym
Fucus lamourouxii Turner

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 836). Type: BM BM000569449 (Belton et al. 2014: 46).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus lamourouxii Turner 1811
Ahnfeldtia lamourouxii (Turner) Trevisan 1849
Chauvinia clavifera var. lamourouxii (Turner) Kützing 1849
Caulerpa racemosa var. lamourouxii (Turner) Weber Bosse 1898

Distributional notes
Indian Ocean and Red Sea (Belton et al. 2014). - (26 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Created: 26 March 2014 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 01 September 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Santos, G.A. & Doty, M.S. (1971). Constituents of the green alga Caulerpa lamourouxii. Lloydia 34: 88-90.

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