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Caulerpa parvifolia Harvey

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 parvifolia Harvey

 

Publication details
Caulerpa parvifolia Harvey 1860: pl. CLXXII

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 3. pp. viii, Plates CXXI-CLXXX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa brachypus f. parvifolia (Harvey) A.B.Cribb 1958

Taxonomic notes
Ollivier (1929: 104) reported this enity from Juan-les-Pins, Villefrance-sur-mer and Bulieau, France, but the material to hand may refer to Caulerpa prolifera (see Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi 2014: 221). - (10 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kiama, New South Wales, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 814).

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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.

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