Ulva sinuosa Mertens ex
Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier Vero Beach, FL, USA
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Ulva sinuosa Mertens ex Roth 1806: 327, pl. XII
Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], -350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very sinuate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Inter Algas e mari Atlantico prope Gades" [near Cádiz, Spain] (Roth 1806: 327). Type: Mertens; BM (Yoshida 1998: 306). Notes: Type locality: “Gades”, Spain. Type: BM (Yoshida, T., 1998: 306). Type material: B, destroyed (Dawson et al. 1964: 24), K (now BM)? PC? LE? See Parsons (1982: 293) for comments on type material.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva sinuosa Mertens ex Roth)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 January 2013 by Wendy 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 December 2018.