Caulerpa crassifolia (C. ) J.
Caulerpa crassifolia (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1873: 13
Original publication: Agardh, J.G. (1873). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 9(8): 1-71.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Caulerpa mexicana Sonder ex Kützing
Syntype localities: Indian Ocean; Red Sea; West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 825).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa crassifolia (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Caribbean Islands: Trinidad & Tobago (Duncan & Lee Lum 2006).
Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1952).
South-west Asia: Israel (Nemlich & Danin 1964).
Pacific Islands: Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950).
Source of synonymy
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Caulerpa&species=crassifolia
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=crassifolia
Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.