Anadyomene stellata (Wulfen) C.Agardh Tanzania; detail of margin
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Ulva stellata Wulfen in Jacquin 1787: 351, species CXXXIV
Published in: Jacquin, N.J. (1787 '1786'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem spectantia, cum figuris Vol. I. pp. -386, pls 1-22. Vindobonae [Vienna]: ex officina Wappleriana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Anadyomene stellata (Wulfen) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Adriatic Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 755). Type: BM (Littler & Littler 1991: 112).
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], -531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 January 2016 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 17 November 2018.