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Ulva velutina (Lyngbye) Sommerfelt

Publication details
Ulva velutina (Lyngbye) Sommerfelt 1826

Published in: Sommerfelt, C. (1826). Supplementum Florae lapponicae quam edidit Dr. Georgius Wahlenberg auctore. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-xii, [1]-331, [332, err.], 3 pls. Christianiae [Oslo]: typis Borgianis et Gröndahlianis.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prasiola velutina (Lyngbye) Trevisan

Basionym
Scytosiphon velutinus Lyngbye

Type information
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 February 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2018.

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