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Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne

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 fastigiata Montagne
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Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne
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Publication details
Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne 1837: 353

Published in: Montagne, C. (1837). Centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde série 8: 345-370.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Herpochaeta fastigiata (Montagne) Montagne

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa fastigiata var. confervoides P.Crouan & H.Crouan ex Weber Bosse 1898

Nomenclatural notes
Lawson & John (1987) cite this as Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne, 1842.

Distributional notes
Widespread in warm seas (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (22 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cuba (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 63). Type: Ramon de Sagra; PC (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 63).

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Key references
Copertino, M., Connell, S.D. & Cheshire, A. (2005). The prevalence and production of turf-forming algae on a temperate subtidal coast. Phycologia 44: 241-248.

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.

Hodgson, L.M. Pham Huu Tri, Lewmanomont, K. & McDermid, K.J. (2004). Annotated checklist of species of Caulerpa and Caulerpella (Bryopsidales, Caulerpaceae) from Vietnam, Thailand and the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 21-38.

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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Thivy, F. & Visalakshmi, V. (1966). On Caulerpa fastigiata Mont. var. fastigiata in India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 62: 434-439, 2 plates.

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