species: Caulerpa racemosa in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Caulerpa racemosa

©Anne Hoggett: Caulerpa racemosa on wall at about 15 m on outer side of Day Reef near Lizard Island. Note characteristic colour pattern of white radiating lines on branchlets.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Chlorophyta
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Caulerpaceae
Genus Caulerpa
Species Caulerpa racemosa



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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References that assist with identification

  • Edgar, G. (2019). Tropical Marine Life of Australia New Holland Publishers, London.
  • Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine Plants of Australia: revised edition University of Western Australia Publishing.
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (2003). South Pacific Reef Plants: A diver's guide to the plant life of South Pacific coral reefs. Offshore Graphics Inc, Washington DC, USA.
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