Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C. ) Le
Ulva rigida C.Agardh Black Hd., Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rock pools
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Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis 1863: 38
Published in: Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva rigida C.Agardh
Ulva rigida C.Agardh
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 750). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh, 14449 (Ricker 1987: 41). Notes: Silva et al. recommend consulting Papenfuss (1960: 305) for further information regarding the type locality of this species. The type locality was given as Cape of Good Hope by Ricker (1987: 41) and he records that a lectotype has been selected by R.B. Searles on 10 October 1975. Womersley (1984: 144) gives the herbarium no. 14294.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lettuce (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Piccone 1889, Rodríguez y Femenías 1889), Britain (Newton 1931), Romania (Caraus 2002), Spain (Sauvageau 1897, Seoane-Camba 1957, Fischer-Piette, C. & Seoane-Camba, J. (1962), Seoane-Camba 1965).
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Børgesen 1925).
Africa: Ethiopia (Papenfuss 1968).
South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Børgesen 1936).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman 1956).
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.
Created: 25 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 December 2017 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 26 September 2018.