Enteromorpha erecta ( )
Enteromorpha erecta (Lyngbye) Carmichael in W.J.Hooker 1833: 314
Published in: Hooker, W.J. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 254-263; 268-326. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva paradoxa C.Agardh
Scytosiphon erectus Lyngbye
Type locality: Norway (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 733).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), erect (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
See Lawson & Price (1969) for a discussion of the doubt attaching to this record.
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Source of current name
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, -288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.
Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 March 2018 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 17 November 2018.