Caulerpa laxa Greville 1853: 3, pl. II: upper figs. 1, 2
Original publication: Greville, R.K. (1853). Remarks on some algae belonging to the genus Caulerpa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 Ser 2, 12: 1-4, Plates I, II.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Caulerpa racemosa var. [laetevirens] f. laxa (Greville) Weber-van Bosse
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: In sea of eastern Indian peninsula, leg. Dr. Wight (Greville 1853: 3).
Source of synonymy
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.
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Caulerpa&species=laxa
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=laxa
Created: 26 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 June 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:109732