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Caulerpa flexilis

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Caulerpa flexilis is a species of seaweed in the Caulerpaceae family.[2]

The seaweed has a thick stolon with erect dark green primary fronds that are about 5 to 40 centimetres (2.0 to 15.7 in) long and 2 to 6 cm (0.79 to 2.36 in) wide.[2]

The species is found around much of the Australian coast as well as in New Zealand.[1] In Western Australia, it is found along the coast in a large area extending from around the Abrolhos Islands in the Mid West, south as far as Esperance in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia.[2] In New Zealand it is found along the coast of Three Kings Island, the North Island and the northern parts of the South Island.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c W. A., Nelson (2013). New Zealand seaweeds : an illustrated guide. Wellington, New Zealand: Te Papa Press. p. 26. ISBN 9780987668813. OCLC 841897290.
  2. ^ a b c "Caulerpa flexilis". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.
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Caulerpa flexilis: Brief Summary

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Caulerpa flexilis is a species of seaweed in the Caulerpaceae family.

The seaweed has a thick stolon with erect dark green primary fronds that are about 5 to 40 centimetres (2.0 to 15.7 in) long and 2 to 6 cm (0.79 to 2.36 in) wide.

The species is found around much of the Australian coast as well as in New Zealand. In Western Australia, it is found along the coast in a large area extending from around the Abrolhos Islands in the Mid West, south as far as Esperance in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. In New Zealand it is found along the coast of Three Kings Island, the North Island and the northern parts of the South Island.

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