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Caulerpa racemosa var. uvifera (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Caulerpa racemosa var. uvifera (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1873: 35

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1873 '1872'). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 9(8): 1-71.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh

Basionym
Caulerpa uvifera C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea [Fucus uvifer Turner]

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.

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

Taxonomic notes
Synonym of C. racemosa var. uvifera (C.Agardh) J Agardh (Silva et al. 1996; Dawes & Mathieson 2008). - (2 Jul 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Caulerpa racemosa var. uvifera (C.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003).

North America: Florida (FL) (Dawes 1974).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930, Joly 1957, Joly 1965), Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945).

Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1951).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1987).

Pacific Islands: Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996), Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950), Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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.

Papenfuss, G.F. & Egerod, L.E. (1957). Notes on South African marine Chlorophyceae. Phytomorphology 7: 82-93.

Verlaque, M., Durand, C., Huisman, J.M., Boudouresque, C-F., & Le Parco, Y. (2003). On the identity and origin of the Mediterranean invasive Caulerpa racemosa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 38: 325-339.

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Verified by: 29 June 2012 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 January 2020.

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