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Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis

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 lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; lettuce-like plants on limpets: identification needs confirmation. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ría de A Coruña, 2004, intertidal. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; epiphytic plants at low water. 30 Sep 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lactuca var. rigida (C.Agardh) Le Jolis
Black Hd., Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rock pools. 16 Mar 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Lithophyllum neofarlowii Setchell & L.R.Mason

Ulva rigida C.Agardh Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009; TS
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
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.
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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 Ulva rigida C.Agardh

Ulva rigida C.Agardh

Type information
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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

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