Caulerpa cupressoides var. lycopodium   Weber-van Bosse,  1898 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Order:Bryopsidales
Family:Caulerpaceae

Image copyrights: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Description
Erect axes to 2.0 dm tall, sparingly branched, the branchlets erect, in several ranks, all except the lower ones cylindrical, 2-6 times as long as the axis diameter.


Synonym (s)
Caulerpa lycopodium J. Agardh, 1847
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA
• MADAGASCAR
• MAURITIUS
• YEMEN

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • 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/
  • Taylor, WR (1972) Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas University of Michigan Press 870 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Museum of New Zealand Available at - http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/

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