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Caulerpa sedoides f. geminata (Harvey) Weber Bosse 1898

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 sedoides f. geminata (Harvey) Weber Bosse
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Caulerpa geminata Harvey Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Caulerpa sedoides f. geminata (Harvey) Weber Bosse 1898: 387

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1898). Monographie des Caulerpes. Annales du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg 15: 243-401, pls XX [20]-XXXIV [34].
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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 sedoides C.Agardh

Basionym
Caulerpa geminata Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 841). Lectotype (fide Coppejans et al., 1998: 131): W.H. Harvey 214; TCD (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 268) the type was collected from Kent I., Bass Strait, by R. Brown and is located in BM.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Caulerpa Section Sedoideae

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

Taxonomic notes
"Because no genetic distinction was found between specimens identified as C. sedoides, C. sedoides f. geminata and C. sedoides f. tasmanica in southern Australia, we conclude that these formae should no longer be recognised." (Belton et al. 2019: 242). - (31 Jan 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Belton, G.S., Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, F.D. (2019). A taxonomic reassessment of Caulerpa (Chlorophyta, Caulerpaceae) in southern Australia, based on tufA and rbcL sequence data. Phycologia 58(3): 234-253, 32 figs., 1 table.

Key references
Coppejans, E., De Clerck, O. & Leliaert, F. (1998). Caulerpa sedoides var. geminata (Chlorophyta) from Papua New Guinea, and a reappraisal of the different forms of C. sedoides. Phycological Research 46: 131-137.

Draisma, S.G.A., van Reine, W.F.P., Sauvage, T., Belton, G.S., Gurgel, C.F.D., Lim, P.E. & Phang, S.M. (2014). A re-assessment of the infra-generic classification of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from a time-calibrated molecular phylogeny. Journal of Phycology 50(6): 1020-1034.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Scagel, R.F. (1963). Some problems in algal distribution in the North Atlantic. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 4: 259-264.

Created: 06 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 March 2020 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Coppejans, E., De Clerck, O. & Leliaert, F. (1998). Caulerpa sedoides var. geminata (Chlorophyta) from Papua New Guinea, and a reappraisal of the different forms of C. sedoides. Phycological Research 46: 131-137.

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Wendy 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.

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