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Caulerpa vesiculifera (Harvey) Harvey 1863

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 vesiculifera (Harvey) Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

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Caulerpa vesiculifera (Harvey) Harvey Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Publication details
Caulerpa vesiculifera (Harvey) Harvey 1863: lvi [56]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1863). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 5. pp. [i]-x, v-lxxiii (Synoptic catalogue), Plates CCXLI-CCC (with text). London: Lovell Reeve.
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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.

Basionym
Caulerpa simpliciuscula var. vesiculifera Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Western Port, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 849). Type: Harvey; TCD (Womersley 1984: 272). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting Womersley (1984: 272) for further information regarding the lectotype of this locality.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Caulerpa Section Sedoideae

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa simpliciuscula var. vesiculifera Harvey 1859

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa ethelae Weber Bosse 1898

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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