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Ulva flexuosa subsp. flexuosa Wulfen

Publication details
Ulva flexuosa subsp. flexuosa Wulfen 1803: xxii, 1

Published in: Wulfen, F.X. (1803). Cryptogama aquatica. Archives de Botanique 3: 1-64, pl. 1.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).

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

Habitat notes
Sea coast (Mares et al. 2011: table 3). - (22 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva flexuosa subsp. flexuosa Wulfen)
Europe: Britain (Mares et al. 2011 ), Sweden (Mares et al. 2011 ).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Castellanos González, Moreira González & León Pérez 2012).

Asia: Japan (Ogawa et al. 2013 ).

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Mares, J., Leskinen, E., Sitkowska, M., Skácelová, O. & Blomster, J. (2011). True identity of the European freshwater Ulva (Chlorophyta, Ulvophyceae) revealed by a combined molecular and morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1177-1192.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Ogawa, T., Ohki, K. & Kamiya, M. (2013). Differences of spatial distribution and seasonal succession among Ulva species (Ulvophyceae) across salinity gradients. Phycolgia 52(6): 637-651.

Created: 05 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Castellanos González, M.E.; Moreira González, A.R. & León Pérez, A.R. (2012). Caracterización fitoquímica de las macroalgas marinas Gracilaria caudata J. Agardh, Ulva lactuca L. y Ulva flexuosa subsp. flexuosa Wulfen de la bahía de Cienfuegos, Cuba. Algas, Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Ficología 46: 4-8.
Michael, T.S. (2009). Glycoconjugate organization of Enteromorpha (=Ulva) flexuosa and Ulva fasciata (Chlorophyta) zoospores. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 660-677, 8 figs, 1 table.
Rybak, A., Czerwoniec, A., Gabka, M. & Messyasz, B. (2014). Ulva flexuosa (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) inhabiting inland aquatic ecosystems: molecular, morphological and ecological discrimination of subspecies. European Journal of Phycology 49(4): 471-485.

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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 18 September 2018.

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