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Caulerpa scalpelliformis var. intermedia Weber Bosse

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 scalpelliformis var. intermedia Weber Bosse
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

 

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Caulerpa scalpelliformis var. intermedia Weber Bosse KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
Caulerpa scalpelliformis var. intermedia Weber Bosse 1898: 287, pl. XXII [22]: fig. 11b; pl. XXIII [23]: figs 5-7

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1898). Monographie des Caulerpes. Annales du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg 15: 243-401, pls XX [20]-XXXIV [34].
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa denticulata var. intermedia (Weber Bosse) M.J.Wynne

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

Taxonomic notes
Considered a variety of C. denticulata rather than of C. scalpelliformis (Draisma et al., 2014: 1028). - (15 Jan 2015) - Wendy Guiry

Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 232-233) discuss this taxon in detail in repect of Mediterranean populations. - (15 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mauritius; Sri Lanka (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: fourth revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 145: 1-202.

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.

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