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Caulerpa elongata Weber Bosse 1898

Classification:
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 elongata Weber Bosse
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Caulerpa elongata Weber Bosse Tanzania
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Publication details
Caulerpa elongata Weber Bosse 1898: 271-272, pl. XXI: figs 5, 6

Published in: 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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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.

Type information
Syntype localities: Macassar (Ujung Pandang), Celebes, Indonesia; Tongatapu, Tonga (Silva & al. 1996: 819).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Araucarioideae Section Arauarioideae

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the following names have been misapplied to this species by various authors: Caulerpa lanuginosa, Caulerpa pickeringii, Caulerpa vickersiae and Caulerpa webbiana forma tomentella. Please consult original reference for more information.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hodgson, L.M. Pham Huu Tri, Lewmanomont, K. & McDermid, K.J. (2004). Annotated checklist of species of Caulerpa and Caulerpella (Bryopsidales, Caulerpaceae) from Vietnam, Thailand and the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 21-38.

Key references
Draisma, S.G.A., van Reine, W.F.P., Sauvage, T., Belton, G.S., Gurgel, C.F.D., Lim, P.E. & Phang, S.M. (2014). A re-assessment of the infra-generic classification of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from a time-calibrated molecular phylogeny. Journal of Phycology 50(6): 1020-1034.

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