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Caulerpa cactoides (Turner) C.Agardh

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 cactoides (Turner) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. 05 Jun 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa cactoides (Turner) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa cactoides (Turner) C.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; rock pool. 18 Nov 2013. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (michael.guiry@algaebase.org).

Caulerpa cactoides (Turner) C.Agardh

Caulerpa cactoides (Turner) C.Agardh
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Denticula kuetzingii var. rumrichiae Krammer

Caulerpa cactoides (Turner) C.Agardh Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Caulerpa cactoides (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xxiii

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

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
Fucus cactoides Turner

Type information
Type locality: "southern coast of New Holland" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 815). Type: R. Brown; BM (Womersley 1984: 269).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ahnfeldtia cactoides (Turner) Trevisan
Fucus cactoides Turner 1809
Chauvinia cactoides (Turner) Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa cactoides var. gracilis G.Murray 1891

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) this name Caulerpa corynephora has been misapplied to this species by Harvey (1855b: 564).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Famá, P., Wysor, B., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2002). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) inferred from chloroplast tufA gene. Journal of Phycology 38: 1040-1050.

Kevekordes, K., Holland, D., Haubner, N., Jenkins, S., Koss, R., Roberts, S., Raven, J.A., Scrimgeour, C.M., Shelly, K., Stojkovic, S. & Beardall, J. (2006). Inorganic carbon acquisition by eight species of Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45: 442-449.

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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