Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock
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Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus 1771: 311
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1771). Mantissa plantarum altera Generum editionis VI., & Specierum editionis II. pp. [i-vi],  - 587 [588 = Addenda]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 346).
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 23 September 2018.