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Caulerpa racemosa var. corynephora (Montagne) Weber Bosse

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 racemosa var. corynephora (Montagne) Weber Bosse
James Price Point, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Hibberdia magna (J.H.Belcher) R.A.Andersen

Caulerpa corynephora Montagne James Price Point, Western Australia
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Publication details
Caulerpa racemosa var. corynephora (Montagne) Weber Bosse 1898: 364, pl. XXXIII [33]: figs 10-13

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1898). Monographie des Caulerpes. Annales du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg 15: 243-401, pls XX [20]-XXXIV [34].
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa corynephora Montagne

Basionym
Caulerpa corynephora Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Toud Island (Warrior Islet), Torres Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 835). Holotype: PC MA 10282 (Verlque, Durand ,Huisman, Boudouresque & Le Parco 2003: 326).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
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.

Verlaque, M., Durand, C., Huisman, J.M., Boudouresque, C-F., & Le Parco, Y. (2003). On the identity and origin of the Mediterranean invasive Caulerpa racemosa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 38: 325-339.

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