Ulva crassa V.J. , nom. illeg.
Ulva crassa V.J.Chapman 1956: 391, fig. 35; pl. 25, nom. illeg.
Published in: Chapman, V.J. (1956). The marine algae of New Zealand. Part I. Myxophyceae and Chlorophyceae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 55: 333-501, 153 figs, Plates 24-50.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Ulva crassa Kjellman 1887.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Long Beach, Russell, New Zealand (Chapman 1956: 391). Notes: "Type specimen in herb. Lindaeur..."
Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.
Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Msuya, F.E. & Neori, A. (2002). Ulva reticulata and Gracilaria crassa: macroalgae that can biofilter effluent from tidal fishponds in Tanzania. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 1: 117-216.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 March 2019.