Caulinia serrulata R. 1810
Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep
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Caulinia serrulata R.Brown 1810: 339
Published in: Brown, R. (1810). Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805 per oras utriusque insulae collegit et descripsit Robertus Brown; insertis passim aliis speciebus auctori hucusque cognitis, seu evulgatis, seu ineditis, praesertim Banksianis, in primo itinere navarchi Cook detectis. Vol. 1 . pp. [i]-viii, 145-590 p.,  h. ["Addenda"]. Londini [London]: typis Richardi Taylori et Scoii. Veneunt apud J. Johnson et Scoios, in Caementerio Sancti Pauli.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Caulinia is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat saw-toothed.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "(M.)" ['Oram Meridionalem Novae Hollandiae'; suth coast of Australia] (Brown 1810: 339). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020: 178, or perhaps holotype): Australia, “R. Brown Iter Australiense, 1802–5”, R. Brown 5813 (BM [barcode BM000907122] (Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020: fig. 3]).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Ascherson, P.F.A (1870). Sitzungs-Bericht der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin am 20. December 1870. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1870: 77-91.
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Verified by: 05 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 05 December 2020.