Plants of USA and Canada

Caulerpa taxifolia (Vahl) C. Agardh



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Caulerpa taxifolia (Vahl) C. Agardh

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Common names

US name U.S. name: killer alga

Grown habit: Nonvascular
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Caulerpa taxifolia
Caulerpa taxifolia
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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada



Distributional map for Caulerpa taxifolia (Vahl) C. Agardh
Map for Caulerpa taxifolia (Vahl) C. Agardh
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: -
Superdivision: -
Division: Chlorophyta
Class: Chlorophyceae
Subclass: -
Order: Caulerpales
Family: Caulerpaceae


Genus: Caulerpa


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