Ulva terrestris , nom. illeg.
Ulva terrestris Roth 1797: 211, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet; cites Ulva crispa Lightfoot in synonymy. - (11 Aug 2009) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva terrestris Roth)
Europe: Faroe Islands (Lyngbye 1819).
Source of current name
Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Created: 25 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.