Caulerpa sertularioides forma longiseta   (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Svedelius,  1906 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Order:Bryopsidales
Family:Caulerpaceae

Description
Size: 6.5-10 cm in height

Color: Dark green

Rhizome creeping, naked. Assimilators feather-like, erect, lanceolate, arising from rhizome at intervals of 3-20 mm, pinnate, 6.5-10 cm long, 4-10 mm wide, base of axis devoid of pinnules up to a length of 5-12 mm, diameter of axis upto 1 mm, pinnules distichous, opposite, 3-9 mm long, 0.25-0.5 mm wide, narrow, incurved, mucronate tip.


Synonym (s)
Caulerpa plumaris var. longiseta Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1828

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Tangasseri INDIA (Record: 06/2003-05/2004)
• Kerala, Thirumullavaram INDIA (Record: 06/2003-05/2004)
• Kerala, Neendakara INDIA (Record: 06/2003-05/2004)
• Kerala, Ashtamudi Estuary INDIA (Record: 06/2003-05/2004)
• INDIA
• Java INDONESIA
• MAURITIUS
• SRI LANKA
• TANZANIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sulekha, S and Panikkar, MVN (2006) Marine green algal flora of Kollam Coast, Kerala, South India Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association and Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute 28(1) 5-21 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Tseng, CK (Ed.) (1983) Common seaweeds of China Science Press 316 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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