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Caulerpa crispata (Harvey) G.Belton & Gurgel

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Caulerpaceae
Genus Caulerpa


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Caulerpa crispata (Harvey) G.Belton & Gurgel
Cape Peron, Western Australia. 19 Jan 2020. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


Mallomonas pumilio K.Harris & D.E.Bradley

Caulerpa crispata (Harvey) G.Belton & Gurgel Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Caulerpa crispata (Harvey) G.Belton & Gurgel in G.Belton et al. 2019: 243

Published in: Belton, G.S., Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, F.D. (2019). A taxonomic reassessment of Caulerpa (Chlorophyta, Caulerpaceae) in southern Australia, based on tufA and rbcL sequence data. Phycologia 58(3): 234-253, 32 figs., 1 table.

Publication date: May 2 (online)

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.

Caulerpa harveyi var. crispata Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Womersley 1956: 368). Lectotype: TCD TCD0011013 (Belton & al. 2019: 242, fig, 13). Notes: Collector: Harvey.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), crisped, curled, or closely (finely) waved.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa harveyi var. crispata Harvey 1859
Caulerpa longifolia f. crispata (Harvey) Womersley 1950

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa curvifolia J.Agardh 1892

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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