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Caulerpa prolifera var. obovata J.Agardh

Publication details
Caulerpa prolifera var. obovata J.Agardh 1873: 111

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 prolifera f. obovata (J.Agardh) Weber Bosse

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: ["ad litt. arenosa Insulae St. John" U.S. Virgin Islands] (Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego 2015: 154). Lectotype: A. Sandoe Oerstedt; LD LD-Ag-16391 (Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego 2015: 154).

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
Weber-van Bosse, A. (1898). Monographie des Caulerpes. Annales du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg 15: 243-401, pls XX [20]-XXXIV [34].

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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 16 December 2019.

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