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Caulerpa ashmeadii Harvey

Publication details
Caulerpa ashmeadii Harvey 1858: 18, pl. XXXVIII.A [38 A]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1858). Nereis boreali-americana: or, contributions to a history of the marine Algae of North America. Part III. Chlorospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 10(2): 1-140, pls 37-50.
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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.

Eponomy
Named for Samule Ashmead, an American phycologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Key West , Florida, U.S.A (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 814).

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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.

Famá, P., Wysor, B., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2002). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) inferred from chloroplast tufA gene. Journal of Phycology 38: 1040-1050.

Robledo, D. & Freile-Pelegrín, Y. (2005). Seasonal variation in photosynthesis and biochemical composition of Caulerpa spp. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) from the Gulf of Mexico. Phycologia 44: 312-319.

Sauvage, T., Wynne, M.J., Paul, V.J. & Fredericq, S. (2014). Morphological and molecular clarification of the enigmatic Caulerpa floridana W.R. Taylor (Chlorophyta, Bryopsidales) from the Dry Tortugas, Florida. European Journal of Phycology 49(3): 370-383.

Stam, W.T., Olsen, J.L., Zaleski, S.F., Murray, S.N., Brown, K.R. & Walters, L.J. (2006). A forensic and phylogenetic survey of Caulerpa species (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) from the Florida coast, local aquarium shops, and e-commerce: establishing a proactive baseline for early detection. Journal of Phycology 42: 1113-1124.

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: 03 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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

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References
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Paul, V.J., Littler, M.M., Littler, D.S. & Fenical, W. (1987). Evidence for chemical defense in tropical green alga Caulerpa ashmeadii (Caulerpaceae: Chlorophyta): isolation of new bioactive sesquiterpenoids. J. Chem. Ecol. 13: 1171-1185.

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