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Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulotrichales
Family Monostromataceae
Genus Monostroma

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Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
recolectada en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Hábito. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..

Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
Barbados stamp Barbados stamp. 07 Apr 2013. © Barbados.

Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
Low intertidal. Insert: habit (Peter the Great Bay, Russia).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
Zeeland delta, Netherlands. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
Scotland, Oban area east coast. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
Dixon Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada.. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh
Seppings Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada.. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

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Myriogramme smithii (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kylin

Ulva lactuca Linnaeus Low intertidal. Insert: habit (Peter the Great Bay, Russia).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Monostroma lactuca (Linnaeus) J.Agardh 1883: 102

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Monostroma is Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva lactuca Linnaeus

Basionym
Ulva lactuca Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "in Oceano" [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1753: 1163). Lectotype: LINN 1275.24 Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 141) the type is from the west coast of Sweden. The type is marked "5" and agrees well with Linnaeus's description, and the number five is assigned to Ulva lactuca in Species plantarum (Papenfuss 1960).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lettuce (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 09 May 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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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 25 September 2018.

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