Caulerpa racemosa var. turbinata   (J. Agardh) Eubank  1946 (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: Common

Plants bright to dark green in color, 4-6 cm tall, grow as dense patches, siphonous with short erect assimilators; assimilators irregularly branched, covered with turbinate or trumpet shaped ramuli with truncated apices; ramuli 2 mm broad and 5 mm long.

Synonym (s)
Caulerpa clavifera var. turbinata J. Agardh, 1837
Caulerpa racemosa var. chemnitzia f. turbinata (J. Agardh) Weber-van Bosse, 1898
Caulerpa racemosa var. turbinata (J. Agardh) Eubank, 1946
Fucus chemnitzia Esper, 1800
Caulerpa chemnitzia (Esper) Lamouroux, 1809
Ahnfeldtia chemnitzia (Esper) Trevisan, 1849
Chauvinia chemnitzia (Esper) Kutzing, 1849
Caulerpa racemosa var. chemnitzia (Esper) Weber-van Bosse, 1898

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• BANGLADESH
• INDIA
• Java INDONESIA
• MADAGASCAR
• MALDIVES
• MOZAMBIQUE
• OMAN
• PAKISTAN
• SOUTH AFRICA
• SRI LANKA
• TANZANIA
• YEMEN
• Gujarat, Okha (Lat: 22.47) (Long: 69.08) INDIA
• Gujarat, Porbandar (Lat: 21.63) (Long: 69.6) INDIA
• Gujarat, Rajapara INDIA
• Gujarat, Veraval INDIA
• Gujarat, Shivrajpur 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/
  • 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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