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Caulerpa clavifera var. uvifera (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1823

Publication details
Caulerpa clavifera var. uvifera (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1823: 438

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 racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh

Basionym
Caulerpa uvifera C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea [Fucus uvifer Turner]

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

General environment
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.

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. & Egerod, L.E. (1957). Notes on South African marine Chlorophyceae. Phytomorphology 7: 82-93.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 April 2021.

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