Comparative study of the growth of the two co-occurring introduced green algae Caulerpa taxifolia and Caulerpa racemosa along the Tuscan coast (Italy, western Mediterranean). occidentalis. macrophysa (Kiitzing) Taylor 8 Caulerpa racemosa var. Description As the common name suggests, the types of Caulerpa used as food tend to be the ones that looks like bunches of green grapes (see the C. racemosa, upper left photo).Some species have a feathery appearance (e.g. Classification for Kingdom Plantae Down to Species Caulerpa taxifolia (Vahl) C. Agardh. Other Caulerpa species have episodically release of gametes, and are monoecious with moderate anisogamy (Clifton and Clifton, 1999). In July 2004 it was recorded in the region of Vrsar (45°8′42″N; 13°35′98″E), representing the northernmost settlements of this species in the Mediterranean. occidentalis (J. Agardh) B0rgesen 8 Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne 6 Caulerpa lentillifera J. Agardh 7 Caulerpa microphysa (Weber-van Bosse) Feldmann 7 Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskal) J. Agardh 7 Caulerpa racemosa var. The genus Caulerpa includes approximately 85 species (Guiry and Guiry, 2007).There is much confusion in the literature regarding the taxonomic classification of several Caulerpa species complexes (including the C. racemosa complex), … The genus Caulerpa is highly diverse, especially in the Caribbean Sea, the Indo-Malay archipelago and the temperate waters of southern Australia. macrophysa (Kiitzing) Taylor 8 Caulerpa racemosa var. uvifera (C. Agardh) J. Agardh, 1872. accepted as Caulerpa racemosa. Show literature. Caulerpa taxifolia is an invasive marine alga that is widely used as a decorative plant in aquaria. It was first observed in France in 1997, and has continued spreading. Background and Purpose: Due to its high development capacity, the invasive green alga Caulerpa racemosa is rapidly spreading in both the northwestern Mediterranean and the Adriatic Sea. Only C. lentillifera is presently cultured in ponds. Spectral reflectance profile of Caulerpa racemosa var. Although recent molecular studies have indicated the presence of a number of distinct species within the Caulerpa racemosa–peltata complex, due to the difficulties presented by high levels of phenotypic plasticity and the large number of synonyms, infra‐specific taxa, and names of uncertain affinity, taxonomic proposals are yet to be made. Effects of Light Intensity on the Morphology and Productivity of Caulerpa racemosa (ForsskaI) J. Agardh' RUSSELL D. PETERSON~ Abstract Six varieties and three additional growth forms of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskal) J. Ag. Here, we provide a classification of sulfotransferases from Caulerpa; … We do not use these to store personal information about you.Continuing to use this website means you agree to … uvifera (C. Agardh) J. Agardh, 1872. The Mediterranean Sea has many environmental factors that encourage the growth of Caulerpa racemosa, such as an ideal climate and substrata. Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskal) J. Agardh is a green seaweed used as food and folk medicine since ancient times in the Indo-Pacific region, particularly in southeast Asia. Report this taxon. clavifera (Turner) Weber-van Bosse, 1898. Figure 2. Other common genera with siphonalean organization are Codium, Acetabularia, Halimeda, Udotea and Valonia. Caulerpa species are eaten as delicacies in some Pacific countries, 89 and it was the search for the distinctive “peppery principle” of C. racemosa that led the initial investigation into this genus. In this study, the proximate nutrient composition, phytochemical, anti-oxidant and anti-diabetic properties of sea grape C. racemosa collected from culture fishponds in Johor, Malaysia were analysed. cylindracea and Caulerpa taxifolia in the Adriatic Sea Mak KIÅ EVIĆ 1*, Amer SMAILBEGOVIĆ2, Kyle T. GRAY3, Roko ANDRIČEVIĆ, Jonathan D. CRAFT4, Vedran PETROV 1, Dajana BRAJČIĆ and Ivana DRAGIČEVIĆ1 1Faculty of and Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy, University of Split, Croatia 2Photon d.o.o., Split, Croatia Classification. Caulerpa racemosa (Figure 7) and C. lentillifera are gathered from wild stocks and sold in markets. Summary. Species Domain occidentalis (J.Agardh) Boergesen WildNet taxon ID Classification. The genus Caulerpa is mainly distributed in the tropics but also forms a major component of the seaweed flora in Australian temperate waters. Plantae (plants) → Ulvophyceae → Caulerpaceae → Caulerpa racemosa var. clavifera (Turner) Weber-van Bosse 7 Caulerpa racemosa var. There are nine banned species of Caulerpa in the State of California, including Caulerpa racemosa and Caulerpa mexicana, two ornamental species described elsewhere in this article. Caulerpa taxifolia was officially eradicated from southern California in 2006. Classification : Eukarya - Bikonta - Plantae - Viridiplantae - Chlorophyta - Ulvophyceae - Bryopsidales - Caulerpaceae - Caulerpa - Caulerpa racemosa. Figure 1. Species recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9. The taxonomic classification of Caulerpa sertularioides var. 89 Compound 173 has been isolated from a number of Caulerpa spp., 92–99 as well as from other green algae Codium decoratum 100 and Halimeda incrassata 101 and red algae Laurencia … Many of the invaded locations are fishing areas. Click on names to expand them, and on P for PLANTS profiles. cylindracea have gained much interest in the Adriatic Sea due to … occidentalis (J. Agardh) B0rgesen 8 The Situation: Caulerpa taxifolia is an invasive alga that is causing serious environmental problems in the Mediterranean Sea.This invasive weed was discovered in southern California and New South Wales, Australia in 2000. Among these, sulfated polysaccharides (SPs) are often highly desirable for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications. Classification : Eukarya - Bikonta - Plantae - Viridiplantae - Chlorophyta - Ulvophyceae - Bryopsidales - Caulerpaceae - Caulerpa. The Mediterranean Sea has many environmental factors that encourage the growth of Caulerpa racemosa, such as an ideal climate and substrata. Caulerpa is an unusual algal genus from Caulerpaceae (Chlorophyta, Bryopsidales). It was first observed in France in 1997, and has continued spreading. Caulerpa microphysa (Weber-van Bosse) Feldmann 1955. In this study, we aimed to resolve the … The aim of this research was to investigate the combined effect of polysaccharide sulfate that was isolated from C. racemosa and E. americana on the macrophage activity. Physiology and Phenology C. taxifolia in its native range is normally found as isolated, spindly plants, whereas where introduced, it … Classification: About the Classification Report About the Classification Download . Caulerpa mexicana, Caulerpa prolifera, Caulerpa racemosa, Caulerpa veravalensis. In subsequent years, a population of Caulerpa racemosa var. A re-assessment of the infra-generic classification of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from a time-calibrated molecular phylogeny ... the extant species Caulerpa racemosa … The Chlorophyta species Caulerpa racemosa was introduced to the Mediterranean Sea in 1990. Classification unranked Biota kingdom Plantae phylum Chlorophyta subphylum Chlorophytina class Ulvophyceae order Bryopsidales family Caulerpaceae genus Caulerpa species Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J.Agardh, 1873 species Caulerpa taxifolia (M.Vahl) C.Agardh, 1817 Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J. Agardh, 1873 synonym: UKSI Classification unranked Biota kingdom Plantae phylum Chlorophyta subphylum Chlorophytina class Ulvophyceae order Bryopsidales family Caulerpaceae genus Caulerpa species Caulerpa racemosa. PaleoDB taxon number: 351507. Caulerpa microphysa (Weber-van Bosse) J. Feldmann cylindracea introduced in an unknown way from Australia has also invaded aggressively the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al., 2003; Piazzi et al., 2005). Other American states the ban the sale of Caulerpa include Alabama, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, and Vermont. Plantae (plants) → Ulvophyceae → Caulerpaceae → Caulerpa racemosa. Occurrence records. Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J. Agardh is a Chlorophyta of the order Bryopsidales belonging to the family Caulerpaceae. Caulerpa racemosa. Caulerpa taxifolia killer algae This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Background and purpose: Polysaccharide sulfate is a major active phytochemical constituent of Caulerpa racemosa, whereas the Eleutherine americana (Aubl) Merr has antioxidant properties. synonym Caulerpa racemosa var. 3.1. Despite recent advances in taxonomy and phylogeny, there is still confusion about the delimitation and identification of some species due to tremendous phenotypic plasticity. Cryptogamie, algologie 22(4): 459-466. Caulerpa fastigiata Montagne 6 Caulerpa lentillifera J. Agardh 7 Caulerpa microphysa (Weber-van Bosse) Feldmann 7 Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskal) J. Agardh 7 Caulerpa racemosa var. These plants often produce "runners" under the substrate. Currently, more than 100 species are recognized worldwide. Halimeda opuntia Chlorophyta: Green Algae Caulerpa racemosa Caulerpa sertularioides Dictyosphaeria cavernosa Codium edule 28. were found on Guam's fringing reef flat. The Chlorophyta species Caulerpa racemosa was introduced to the Mediterranean Sea in 1990. Taxonomy. Species from this family produce a wide range of metabolites suitable for biotechnology applications. Caulerpa is a genus of seaweeds in the family Caulerpaceae (among the green algae).They are unusual because they consist of only one cell with many nuclei, making them among the biggest single cells in the world.A species in the Mediterranean can have a stolon more than 3 metres (9.8 ft) long, with up to 200 fronds.This species can be invasive from time to time. clavifera (Turner) Weber-van Bosse 7 Caulerpa racemosa var. General information about Caulerpa (1KAAG) THIS WEBSITE USES COOKIES Our website uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best possible online experience. 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