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Caulerpa cupressoides f. elegans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Weber Bosse

Publication details
Caulerpa cupressoides f. elegans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Weber Bosse 1898: 336, pl. XXVII [27]: figs 8, 9 (as 'var. lycopodium f. elegans ' )

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 cupressoides var. elegans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Børgesen

Basionym
Caulerpa plumaris var. elegans P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type information
Type locality: Guadeloupe, West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 818).

Origin of species name
(Latin), cypress-like or resembling cypress.

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

Taxonomic notes
Taylor (1945) cites his record as Caulerpa cupressoides v. Lycopodium near f. elegans Weber-van Bosse.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Belton, G.S., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2015). Caulerpaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 75-102. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

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