Ulva intestinalis f. cylindracea (J. ) M.J. , nom. illeg.
Ulva intestinalis f. cylindracea (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne 2005: 107, nom. illeg.
Published in: Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva intestinalis f. attenuata (Ahlner) M.J.Wynne
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), relating to or found in the intestines (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 126) consider this an illegitimate name as the intended basionym Enteromorpha intestinalis forma cylindracea J.Agardh was an unwarranted change of name for Enteromorpha intestinalis forma attenuata Ahler. - (2 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.
Created: 03 May 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 July 2015 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 15 November 2018.