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Ulva umbilicalis Linnaeus

Publication details
Ulva umbilicalis Linnaeus 1753: 1163

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "in Oceano" (Linnaeus 1753: 1163). Epitype: J. Brodie & P.K. Hayes; 23 July 1998; From the back of a limpet. BM 000769632 (Brodie et al. 2008: 1330). Notes: A lectotype was designated by Brodie & Irvine (2003: 130) as Dillenius, Hist. Musc.: Pl. 8: fig. 3 (1742 '1741'). An epitype, the lectotype of Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing, q.v. from Scotland, was subsequently selected by Brodie et al. (2008: 1330).

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Source of current name
Brodie, J. Irvine, L., Neefus, C.D. & Russell, S. (2008). Ulva umbilicalis Linnaeus and Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing (Rhodophyta, Bangiaceae): a molecular and morphological redescription of the species, with a typification update. Taxon 57: 1328-1331, 1 fig.

Key references
Brodie, J. & Irvine, L.M. (2003). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3B. Bangiophycidae. pp. i-xiii, 1-167, map. Andover: Intercept.

Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

Created: 24 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Brodie, J. Irvine, L., Neefus, C.D. & Russell, S. (2008). Ulva umbilicalis Linnaeus and Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing (Rhodophyta, Bangiaceae): a molecular and morphological redescription of the species, with a typification update. Taxon 57: 1328-1331, 1 fig.
López-Figueroa, F. & Niell, F.X. (1989). Red-light and blue-light photoreceptors controlling chlorophyll a synthesis in the red alga Porphyra umbilicalis and in the green alga Ulva rigida. Physiologia Plantarum 76: 391-397.

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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 15 November 2018.

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