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Caulerpa racemosa f. occidentalis (J.Agardh) Nizamuddin

Publication details
Caulerpa racemosa f. occidentalis (J.Agardh) Nizamuddin 1964: 207, figs. 5, 5a, pl. 2b

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 chemnitzia (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Caulerpa chemnitzia var. occidentalis J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: upper Gulf of Mexico to Recife, Brazil (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 837).

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.

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.

Key references
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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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2019.

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