Caulerpa racemosa var. occidentalis   (J. Agardh) Borgesen,  1907 (Algae)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Order:Bryopsidales
Family:Caulerpaceae

Description
Thallus form and type: Ramiform and creeping

Substratum: Intertidal rocks

Occurrence: Lower mid littoral zone, common in tide pools

Season: November-April

Abundance: Moderate

Erect axes 2-10 cm tall, the branchlets not crowded, radially or distichously disposed, with stalks 1.0-2.5 mm long, each abruptly expanded to a sub-spherical top 1.5-2.5 mm.


Synonym (s)
Caulerpa chemnitzia var. occidentalis J. Agardh, 1873
Caulerpa racemosa f. occidentalis (J. Agardh) Nizamuddin, 1964
(Homotypic synonym)
Caulerpa chamnitzia var. occidentalis J. Agardh, 1873
(Homotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• BANGLADESH
• Java INDONESIA
• MAURITIUS
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA
• PAKISTAN
• SEYCHELLES
• TANZANIA
• Gujarat, Okha (Lat: 22.47) (Long: 69.08) INDIA
• Gujarat, Porbandar (Lat: 21.63) (Long: 69.6) INDIA
• Gujarat, Veraval INDIA

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
  • Jha B, Reddy C.R.K, Thakur M C and Rao M (2009) Seaweeds of India The Diversity and Distribution of seaweeds of Gujarat Coast Springer 211pp Available at - NIO

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