Ulva velutina ( )
Ulva velutina (Lyngbye) Sommerfelt 1826
Published in: Sommerfelt, C. (1826). Supplementum Florae lapponicae quam edidit Dr. Georgius Wahlenberg auctore. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-xii, -331, [332, err.], 3 pls. Christianiae [Oslo]: typis Borgianis et Gröndahlianis.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prasiola velutina (Lyngbye) Trevisan
Scytosiphon velutinus Lyngbye
Type locality: Ad saxa rivuli rapidissimi declivia prope littus Öre Österoë Faroenese (Lyngbye 1819: 68).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), velvety, densely covered with short soft erect hairs (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 February 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 March 2019.