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Caulerpa prolifera f. zosterifolia Børgesen

Publication details
Caulerpa prolifera f. zosterifolia Børgesen 1907: 359, fig. 6

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1907). An ecological and systematic account of the Caulerpas of the Danish West Indies. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter, 7. Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og Mathematisk afdeling 4: 337-391 (392), 31 figs.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Two dates cited in INA: 1907: 359, fig. 6; 1913: 127, fig. 101. - (16 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: ["St. Croix, I. Havgraesformation vest for Krauses Lagun"] (Børgesen 1907: 359). Lectotype: F. Børgesen No. 1650 iter tertium 1905-06,; C barcode C-A-92172 (Børgesen 1907: 359). Notes: Syntype localities: Virgin Is.: St. Croix: lagoon of Krause; Limetree Bay; Green Cay estate (INA). Lectotype is shown as fig. 3 in Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego (2015). The drawing for Børgesen's Fig. 6 "from the lagoon of Krause St. Croix" is attached to the specimen sheet.

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Key references
Boisset, F. & Ferrer-Gallego, P.P. (2015). Typification of the marine siphonous green alga Caulerpa prolifera (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). Phytotaxa 221(2): 148-156, 3 figs.

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.

Gonzalez Henriquez, N. & Santos Guerra, A. (1983). El genero Caulerpa Lamouroux en Las Islas Canarias. Botanica Macaronesica 11: 3-24.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2019.

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