Caulerpa racemosa var. macrodisca ( ) Weber 1898
Caulerpa macrodisca Decaisne Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep
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Caulerpa racemosa var. macrodisca (Decaisne) Weber Bosse 1898: 376, pl. XXXI, fig. 10
Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1898). Monographie des Caulerpes. Annales du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg 15: 243-401, pls XX -XXXIV .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa macrodisca Decaisne
Caulerpa macrodisca Decaisne
Type locality: Iles Anambas [Anambas Islands, Indonesia] (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 831). Type: Baume, surgeon on board "La Favorite"; PC? Notes: Lectotype illustration: Decaisne [1846 (1846-1864), pl. 1, fig. 1], designated by Price (2011: 190) (Belton et al., 2014: 50).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Belton, G.S., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M., Draisma, S.G.A. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2014). Resolving phenotypic plasticity and species designation in the morphology challenging Caulerpa racemosa-peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 50(1): 32-54.
Created: 24 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 August 2020.