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Ulva maculata Poiret

Publication details
Ulva maculata Poiret 1808: 176

Published in: Poiret, J.L.M. (1808). Ulve. Ulve. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. (De Lamarck, J.B. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 160-181. Paris:

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spotted, blotched (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 112) consider this a taxon inquirendum. It was originally described from the Atlantic ("dans l'Océan") and from the area around Monpellier, France based on material in herb. Desfontaines - (1 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2018.

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