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Ulva howensis (A.H.S.Lucas) Kraft

Publication details
Ulva howensis (A.H.S.Lucas) Kraft 2007: 37, 319, fig. 14 A-I

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Enteromorpha howensis A.H.S.Lucas

Type information
Type locality: Neds Beach, Lord Howe Island. (Lucas 1935: 319). Type: June 1933; NSW A3713 (Kraft 2000: 523).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha howensis A.H.S.Lucas 1935

Taxonomic notes
100% rbcL match to newly described U. proliferoides of Kraft et al. (2010). These likely represent a single species for which the older name, U. howensis, is applied (Kirkendale et al. 2013). - (15 May 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kirkendale, L., Saunders, G.W. & Winberg, P. (2013). A molecular survey of Ulva (Chlorophyta) in temperate Australia reveals enhanced levels of cosmopolitanism. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 69-81.

Created: 29 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 May 2013 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy 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 14 November 2018.

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