Caulerpa racemosa var. mucronata L.N.de Senerpont Domis 2003
Caulerpa racemosa var. mucronata L.N.de Senerpont Domis in de Senerpont Domis & al. 2003: 1035, fig. 2
Published in: Senerpont Domis, L.N. de, Famà, P., Bartlett, A.J., Prud’homme van Reine, W.F., Espinosa, C.A. & Trono, Jr G.C. (2003). Defining taxon boundaries in members of the morphologically and genetically plastic genus Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 39: 1019-1037.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Authorship of name given as De Senerpont Domis, but elsewhere cited as "de Senerpont Domis" (INA). - (4 Feb 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cangaluyan Island (16°22'35"N, 119°59'31.3"E) Bolinao, Pangasinan Province, Philippines (Senerpont Domis, & al. 2003: 1035). Holotype: L.N. de Senerpont Domis; 12 May 2001; on exposed reef platform, covering rocky substrate and dead corals at 1-1.5 m depth. L Nov02-01627 (Senerpont Domis, & al. 2003: 1035). Notes: Isotype: herbarium of the Marine Science Institute, Quezon City, Philippines.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 April 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2020.