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Caulerpa lentillifera J.Agardh

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 lentillifera J.Agardh
1. Habit. 2. Upper subtidal (Con Dao Islands, Vietnam). 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Caulerpa lentillifera J.Agardh
Long Reef, Kimberley, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Caulerpa lentillifera J.Agardh
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Caulerpa lentillifera J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Caulerpa lentillifera J.Agardh
Sri Lanka. R.D.A. Gunasekara. © R.D.A. Gunasekara & Eric Coppejans (Eric.Coppejans@ugent.be).

Caulerpa lentillifera J.Agardh
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Caulerpa lentillifera J.Agardh Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Caulerpa lentillifera J.Agardh 1837: 173

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1837). Novae species algarum, quas in itinere ad oras maris rubri collegit Eduardus Rüppell; cum observationibus nonnullis in species rariores antea cognitas. Museum Senckenbergianum 2: 169-174.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ahnfeldtia lentillifera (J.Agardh) Trevisan 1849
Chauvinia lentillifera (J.Agardh) Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chauvinia microphysa Kützing 1863
Caulerpa kilneri J.Agardh 1873
Caulerpa lentillifera var. kilneri (J.Agardh) Weber Bosse 1898
Caulerpa lentillifera var. longistipitata Weber Bosse 1901
Caulerpa longistipitata (Weber Bosse) Svedelius 1906

Habitat notes
Warm waters. In crevices ca. 20 cm wide in a rock flat in a somewhat shaded habitat, together with C. racemosa (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (22 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Edible alga (Saito et al. 2010). - (8 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: coast of Eritrea, southern Red Sea (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 63). Type: Rüpell; Herb. Agardh, LD 16851 (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 63). Notes: (see Womersley & Bailey, 1970: 275).

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Key references
Belton, G.S., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2015). Caulerpaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 75-102. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

McDermid, K.J., Stuercke, B. & Haleakala, O.J. (2005). Total dietary fiber content in Hawaiian marine algae. Botanica Marina 48: 437-440.

Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Zemke-White, W.L. & Ohno, M. (1999). World seaweed utilisation: an end-of-century summary. Journal of Applied Phycology 11: 369-376.

Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Miyamura, S., Hori, T., Ohya, T., Tohma, T. & Ikawa, T. (1996). Co-localization of chloroplast DNA and ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase in the so-called pyrenoid of the siphonous green alga Caulerpa lentillifera (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 35: 156-160, 4 figs, 1 table.
Saito, H., Xue, C., Yamashiro, R. Moromizato & Itabashi, Y. (2010). High polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in two subtropical macroalgae, Cladosiphon okamuranus and Caulerpa lentillifera. Journal of Phycology 46(4): 665-673.

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