Caulerpa dichotoma Svedelius 1906: 127-129, figs. 23, 24
Original publication: Svedelius, N. (1906). Reports on the marine algae of Ceylon. No. 1. Ecological and systematic studies of the Ceylon species of Caulerpa. Reports of the Ceylon Marine Biological Laboratory 2(4): 81-144, 51 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Type locality: Weligama, Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 818). Type: N. Svedelius; On sandy bottom, at a depth 1-2 m. (Svedelius 1906: 127).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Caulerpa&species=dichotoma
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=dichotoma
Created: 16 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 2007 by Wendy Guiry
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Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=21302
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:62799