Caulerpa mexicana f. pectinata   (Kutzing) W. R. Taylor,  1960 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Order:Bryopsidales
Family:Caulerpaceae

Description
Plants with somewhat narrower blades than usual, the pinnules separated by about their own width, not contracted at the base, a little upcurved.


Synonym (s)
Caulerpa pectinata Kutzing, 1849
(Homotypic synonym)
Caulerpa pinnata f. pectinata (Kutzing) Weber-van Bosse, 1898
(Homotypic synonym)
Caulerpa crassifolia f. pectinata (Kutzing) Collins, 1909
(Homotypic synonym)
Caulerpa mexicana f. pectinata (Kutzing) Collins, 1909

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• INDIA
• MAURITIUS

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
  • 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
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/

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