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Caulerpa racemosa var. clavifera (Turner) Weber Bosse

Publication details
Caulerpa racemosa var. clavifera (Turner) Weber Bosse 1898: 361, pl. XXXIII [33]: figs 1-3

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 racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus clavifer Turner

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 833).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with flowers borne in racemes.

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

Nomenclatural notes
(C. Agardh) Weber-van Bosse 1898 (Belton et al., 2014: 50). - (2 Apr 2014) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Verlaque et al. (2003) treat this variety as current. - (28 Jun 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Caulerpa racemosa var. clavifera (Turner) Weber Bosse)
Indonesian: Lai lai (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

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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.

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

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: 1-1259.

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: 1-1259.

Verlaque, M., Durand, C., Huisman, J.M., Boudouresque, C-F., & Le Parco, Y. (2003). On the identity and origin of the Mediterranean invasive Caulerpa racemosa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 38: 325-339.

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M.D. 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 12 December 2019.

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