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Caulerpa lessonii Bory 1828

Publication details
Caulerpa lessonii Bory 1828: 193, pl. 22: fig. 3

Published in: Bory de St. Vincent, J.B. (1828). Botanique, Cryptogamie. In: Voyage autour du monde, exécuté par ordre du Roi, sur la corvette de Sa Majesté, la Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825. (Duperrey, L.I. Eds), pp. 97-200. Paris: Bertrand.
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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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa fissidentoides Greville 1853
Caulerpa lessonii f. typica Svedelius 1906

Distributional notes
John et al. (2004) note that "The Annobon record is considered to be very doubtful."

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Oualan (Kosrae) Island, Caroline Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 824). Type: Lesson; PC?

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Key references
Svedelius, N. (1906). Reports on the marine algae of Ceylon. No. 1. Ecological and systematic studies of the Ceylon species of Caulerpa. Ceylon Marine Biological Laboratory Reports 2(4): 81-144, 51 figs.

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