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Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh

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 verticillata J.Agardh
Ashmore Reef, Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh
Dampier Archipelago, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Caulerpa verticillata J.Agardh 1847: 6

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.
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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Charoideae (J. Agardh ex De Toni) Draisma, Prudhomme, Sauvage & G. belton

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), verticillate, whorled (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Stephanocoelium verticillatum (J.Agardh) Kützing 1857

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: not specified (West Indies) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 848). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting J. Agardh (1873: 7) for further information regarding the type of this locality. According to Skelton & South (2004:301) the type locality is probably West Indies.

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Key references
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.

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.

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.

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.

Hodgson, L.M. Pham Huu Tri, Lewmanomont, K. & McDermid, K.J. (2004). Annotated checklist of species of Caulerpa and Caulerpella (Bryopsidales, Caulerpaceae) from Vietnam, Thailand and the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 21-38.

Littler, D.S. & Littler, M.M. (1997). An illustrated flora of the Pelican Cays, Belize. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 9: 1-149, 190 figs.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

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.

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.

Stam, W.T., Olsen, J.L., Zaleski, S.F., Murray, S.N., Brown, K.R. & Walters, L.J. (2006). A forensic and phylogenetic survey of Caulerpa species (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) from the Florida coast, local aquarium shops, and e-commerce: establishing a proactive baseline for early detection. Journal of Phycology 42: 1113-1124.

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.

Svedelius, N. (1906). Reports on the marine algae of Ceylon. No. 1. Ecological and systematic studies of the Ceylon species of Caulerpa. Ceylon Marine Biological Laboratory Reports 2(4): 81-144, 51 figs.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

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

Srinivasan, K.S. (1964). Occurrence of Caulerpa verticillata J. Ag. in India. Science and Culture 30: 240-241, 1 fig..
Thivy, F. & Visalakshmi, V. (1963). A new record of Caulerpa verticillata J. Ag. forma typica, for India. Botanica Marina 5: 29-32, 2 plates.

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