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Caulerpa imbricata G.Murray

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 imbricata G.Murray
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Caulerpa imbricata G.Murray
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Publication details
Caulerpa imbricata G.Murray 1887: 37

Published in: Murray, G. (1887). Catalogue of Ceylon algae in the herbarium of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 5 20: 21-44.
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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 chemnitzia (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux

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

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Chauvinia imbricata Kjellman 1880, nom. illeg. (INA, Silva et al. 1996: 823). - (27 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
see Chauvinia imbricata Kjellman

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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.

Svedelius, N. (1906). Reports on the marine algae of Ceylon. No. 1. Ecological and systematic studies of the Ceylon species of Caulerpa. Ceylon Marine Biological Laboratory Reports 2(4): 81-144, 51 figs.

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