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Caulerpa heterophylla I.R.Price, Huisman & Borowitzka 1998

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 heterophylla I.R.Price, Huisman & Borowitzka
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa heterophylla I.R.Price, Huisman & Borowitzka
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


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Caulerpa heterophylla I.R.Price, Huisman & Borowitzka Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Caulerpa heterophylla I.R.Price, Huisman & Borowitzka 1998: 12, figs 3-7

Published in: Price, I.R., Huisman, J.M. & Borowitzka, M.A. (1998). Two new species of Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) from the west coast of Australia. Phycologia 37: 10-15, 7 figs, 1 table.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaves of different kinds.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Western Australia: Dyer I., Rottnest I. (Price, Huisman & Borowitzka 1998: 12).J.M. Huisman; 16.i.1993; 15 m deep. MURU A206 (Price, Huisman & Borowitzka 1998: 12).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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