Ulva sinuosa Mertens ex
Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks
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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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
(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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2019.