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Caulerpa crassifolia f. exposita Børgesen

Publication details
Caulerpa crassifolia f. exposita Børgesen 1954: 6-8, figs. 1, 2

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1954). Some marine algae from Mauritius. Additions to the parts previously published. VI. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 21(9): 51, 21 figs.

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 mexicana f. exposita (Børgesen) Coppejans

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 826) this taxon apparently lies within the circumspection of Caulerpa mexicana but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Riambel, near Souillac, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 826).

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Source of current name
Coppejans, E., Leliaert, F., Verbruggen, H, de Clerck, O., Schils, T., de Vriese, T. & Marie, D. (2004). The marine green and brown algae of Rodrigues (Mauritius, Indian Ocean). Journal of Natural History 38: 2959-3019.

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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 21 July 2019.

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