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Ulva decorticata Woodward

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva

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Ulva decorticata Woodward
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

 

Trachelomonas volzii var. pellucida Playfair

Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
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Publication details
Ulva decorticata Woodward 1797: 55

Published in: Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations upon the generic character of Ulva, with descriptions of some new species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 46-58.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe

Origin of species name
(Latin), deprived of bark, lacking a covering (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 852).

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Source of current name
Howe, M.A. (1911). Phycological studies - V. Some marine algae of Lower California, Mexico. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 38: 489-514, 1 fig., pls 27-34.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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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 16 November 2018.

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