Ulva cavernosa Forsskål
Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen KwaZulu-Natal
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Ulva cavernosa Forsskål 1775: 187
Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. -32, [i]- xxxvi, ... -219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mokha, Yemen (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004: 202). Holotype: C (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004: 202). Notes: Syntype localities: “Gomfodae” (Al-Qunfudhah), Saudi Arabia; Mokha, Yemen (Silva et al. 1996). Leg. P. Forsskål (Lipkin & Silva 2002).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
(as Ulva cavernosa Forsskål)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1932). A revision of Forsskål's algae mentioned in Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica and found in his herbarium in the Botanical Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 8(2): 1-14, 4 figs, 1 plate.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2019.