Enteromorpha compressa var. usneoides ( ex J. )
Enteromorpha compressa var. usneoides (Bonnemaison ex J.Agardh) Bliding 1963: 136
Published in: Bliding, C. (1963). A critical survey of European taxa in Ulvales. Part I. Capsosiphon, Percursaria, Blidingia, Enteromorpha. Opera Botanica 8(3): 1-160, 92 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Koeman & van den Hoek in Koeman (1985: 72) consider this to be a synonym of E. compressa (now Ulva compressa. - (1 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha compressa var. usneoides (Bonnemaison ex J.Agardh) Bliding)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978).
South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2004).
Source of current name
Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1998). Molecular and morphological analysis of Enteromorpha intestinalis and E. compressa (Chlorophyta) in the British Isles. Journal of Phycology 34: 319-340.
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.
Koeman, R.P.T. (1985). The taxonomy of Ulva Linnaeus, 1753 and Enteromorpha Link, 1820 (Chlorophyceae) in the Netherlands Thesis.. pp. 1-201. Groningen, Netherlands: Wiskunde Natuurwetenschappen Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherl..
Created: 12 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 July 2015 by M.D. 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 25 May 2019.