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Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex 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 nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh
1. Fragment showing discs sprouting from the margins of parent blades. 2. Habit. 3. Plants overgrowing lobster farm constructions (Mot Island, Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh
Panama. Habit. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh
Panama. In situ. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh
Panama. In situ. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

 

Chrysymenia polyglandulosa Okamura

Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh Panama. Habit
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Caulerpa nummularia Harvey ex J.Agardh 1873: 38

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1873 '1872'). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 9(8): 1-71.
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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)
Caulerpa peltata var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse 1898
Caulerpa racemosa var. nummularia (Harvey ex J.Agardh) D.Dixit 1926

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa stellata Harvey ex J.Agardh 1873
Caulerpa peltata var. stellata (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Weber Bosse 1898
Caulerpa peltata var. exigua Weber Bosse 1898
Caulerpa peltata f. exigua (Weber Bosse) Reinke 1900
Caulerpa racemosa var. exigua (Weber Bosse) Eubank 1946

Distributional notes
Tropical Pacific (Belton et al. 2014). - (27 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Friendly Islands (Belton et al. 2014: 49). Lectotype: TCD 0011105 (specimen marked 77) (Belton et al. 2014: 49, fig. 9B). Notes: Syntype localities: Friendly Islands, Tonga; Nukahiva, Marquesas Islands. Syntypes: Herb Agardh 16809, 16811 (in part), in LD; BM;, 287054 in NSW; DSC01032, in TCD.

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Key references
Ballantine, D.L., Ruiz, H. & Aponte, N.E. (2004). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico VIII. Additions to the flora. Botanica Marina 47: 335-340, 11 figs.

Belton, G.S., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M., Draisma, S.G.A. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2014). Resolving phenotypic plasticity and species designation in the morphology challenging Caulerpa racemosa-peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 50(1): 32-54.

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.

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.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

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.

Svedelius, N. (1906). Reports on the marine algae of Ceylon. No. 1. Ecological and systematic studies of the Ceylon species of Caulerpa. Ceylon Marine Biological Laboratory Reports 2(4): 81-144, 51 figs.

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]

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