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Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank 1944

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 racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Ecad peltata. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Morphological complex plant between ecad peltata and ecad chemnitzia. Palau Islands, West Pacific. 15 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Ecad peltata. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the shade. 29 Oct 1995. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Ecad peltata. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the shade. 29 Oct 1995. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Morphological complex plant between ecad laetevirens and ecad peltata. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Ecad laetevirens. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep in the sun. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Ecad laetevirens. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep in the sun. 15 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Ecad laetevirens. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the sun. 29 Oct 1995. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Ecad chemnitzia. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank
Ecad chemnitzia. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. 15 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

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Penicillus lamourouxii var. gracilis A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp

Caulerpa peltata J.V.Lamouroux
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Publication details
Caulerpa racemosa var. peltata (J.V.Lamouroux) Eubank in Stephenson 1944: 349

Published in: Stephenson, T.A. (1944). The constitution of the intertidal fauna and flora of South Africa. Part II. Annals of the Natal Museum 10: 261-358, Plates XII-XIV.

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 peltata J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: Antilles, West Indies (Silva & al. 1996: 828).

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
Date: 1946: 421-422, fig. 2, r-s (Belton et al., 2014: 48); 1944: 349 (Silva et al. 1996: 829 and INA). However, it is noted in INA that the basionym was not cited in the 1944 publication but was in 1946: 421. - (27 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
See South & Skelton (2003) and John et al., (2003) .

Verlaque et al. (2003) and Dawson & Mathieson (2008) cite this as current. - (28 Jun 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
laba-laba {ILo}

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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.

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.

Famá, P., Wysor, B., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2002). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) inferred from chloroplast tufA gene. Journal of Phycology 38: 1040-1050.

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]-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2004). New records and notes on marine benthic algae of American Samoa - Chlorophyta & Phaeophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 291-312.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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.

Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

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.
Ohba, H., Nashima, H. & Enomoto, S. (1992). Culture studies on Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyceae) III. Reproduction, development and morphological variation of laboratory-cultured C. racemosa var. peltata. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 105: 589-600, 27 figs.
Sauvage, T., Payri, C., Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F., Verbruggen, H., Belton, G.S., Gurgel, F.D., Gabriel, D., Sherwood, A.R. & Fredericq, S. (2013). Molecular diversity of the Caulerpa racemosa-Caulerpa peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Bryopsidales) in New Caledonia, with new Australasian records for C. racemosa var. cylindracea. Phycologia 52(1): 6-13.

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