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Caulerpa mexicana f. laxior (Weber Bosse) W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Caulerpa mexicana f. laxior (Weber Bosse) W.R.Taylor 1960: 141, pl. 12: figs 2, 3

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1960). Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas. pp. [i]-xi, 1-870, 14 figs, 80 pls. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

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.

Basionym
Caulerpa pinnata f. laxior Weber Bosse

Type information
Syntype localities: Bermuda; "Indes Orientales" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 826).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa pinnata f. laxior Weber Bosse 1898

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa mexicana f. laxior (Weber Bosse) W.R.Taylor)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Africa: Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.

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