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Caulerpa racemosa var. macrodisca (Decaisne) Weber Bosse

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 racemosa var. macrodisca (Decaisne) Weber Bosse
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. macrodisca (Decaisne) Weber Bosse
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. macrodisca (Decaisne) Weber Bosse
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. 07 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. macrodisca (Decaisne) Weber Bosse
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. 22 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

Kallymenia rosacea (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Caulerpa macrodisca Decaisne Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
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 [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 currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa macrodisca Decaisne

Basionym
Caulerpa macrodisca Decaisne

Type information
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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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