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Caulerpa ollivieri Dostál

Publication details
Caulerpa ollivieri Dostál 1929: 2, fig. 3

Published in: Dostál, R. (1929). Caulerpa ollivieri n. sp., la seconde espèce Européene des Caulerpacées. Bulletin de la Institute Océanographique de Monaco 531: 1-12.

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 prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux

Eponomy
Named for G. Ollivier, who wrote the flora of the Alpes Maritimes, and who collected the orginal material of this species.

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

Taxonomic notes
This entity may represent small specimens of Caulerpa prolifera (Furnari, pers. comm.).

Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 230): "We agree with González & Guerra (1983: 9) in considering Caulerpa ollivieri Dostál conspecific with C. prolifera. Also Meinesz & Hesse (1991: 421) put forward some doubts on recognizing C. ollivieri as a distinct taxon." - (15 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

Key references
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.

Nizamuddin, M. (1991). The green marine algae of Libya. pp. 1-230. Bern: El-Faateh University, Department of Botany.

Created: 12 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Dostál, R. (1929). Caulerpa ollivieri n. sp., la seconde espèce Européene des Caulerpacées. Bulletin de la Institute Océanographique de Monaco 531: 1-12.
Lapointe, B.E., Barile, P.J., Wynne, M.J., & Yentsch, C.S. (2005). Reciprocal invasion: native Caulerpa ollivieri in the Bahamas supported by human nitrogen enrichment. Aquatic Invaders 16(2): 1. 3-5.

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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 14 November 2019.

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