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Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus

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 lumbricalis Linnaeus
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks; with reproductive branchlets. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks; with reproductive branchlets. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks; with reproductive branchlets. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus 1771: 311

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1771). Mantissa plantarum altera Generum editionis VI., & Specierum editionis II. pp. [i-vi], [143] - 587 [588 = Addenda]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 346).

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Key references
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 March 2012 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 21 September 2018.

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