Caulerpa racemosa f. laxa ( ) Weber
Caulerpa racemosa f. laxa (Greville) Weber Bosse 1898: 367, pl. XXXIII : fig. 22
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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Caulerpa laxa Greville
Type locality: In sea of eastern Indian peninsula, leg. Dr. Wight (Greville 1853: 3).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.
Caulerpa laxa Greville 1853
Caulerpa cylindracea var. laxa (Greville) J.Agardh 1873
Caulerpa laetevirens f. laxa (Greville) Svedelius 1906
According to Silva et al. (1996) this taxon apparently lies within the circumspection of Caulerpa peltata but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy.
This is a marine species.
Verlaque, M., Durand, C., Huisman, J.M., Boudouresque, C-F., & Le Parco, Y. (2003). On the identity and origin of the Mediterranean invasive Caulerpa racemosa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 38: 325-339.
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