Caulerpa laetevirens f. laxa ( ) 1906
Caulerpa laetevirens f. laxa (Greville) Svedelius 1906: 124, fig. 19
Published in: Svedelius, N. (1906). Reports on the marine algae of Ceylon. No. 1. Ecological and systematic studies of the Ceylon species of Caulerpa. Ceylon Marine Biological Laboratory Reports 2(4): 81-144, 51 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulerpa racemosa f. laxa (Greville) Weber Bosse
Caulerpa laxa Greville
Type locality: In sea of eastern Indian peninsula, leg. Dr. Wight (Greville 1853: 3).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), light green (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The combination was attributed to Weber-van Bosse (1898: 366) by Svedelius (1906: 124). - (29 Jun 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 26 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 June 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 28 September 2020.