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Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulotrichales
Family Monostromataceae
Genus Monostroma

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Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret
Red-cyan anaglyph showing habit at low magnification. Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded field, Nr Chichester, UK. 07 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret
Part of a colony attached to underwater plants. Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded field, Nr Chichester, UK. 07 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret
Low magnification view of a small colony. Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded field, Nr Chichester, UK. 07 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret
Cells in a layer. Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded field, Nr Chichester, UK. 07 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret
Extended colony. Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded field, Nr Chichester, UK. 07 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret
Cells in a colony at high magnification. Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded field, Nr Chichester, UK. 07 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

 

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Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret Red-cyan anaglyph showing habit at low magnification. Collected by Howard Matcham, Flooded field, Nr Chichester, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com

Publication details
Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret 1854: 29, pl. I: fig 1

Published in: Thuret, G. (1854). Note sur la synonymie des Ulva lactuca et latissima, L., suivie de quelques remarques sur la tribu des Ulvacées. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 2: 17-32.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Monostroma.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Ulva bullosa Roth

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), blubous (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva bullosa Roth 1806
Tetraspora bullosa (Roth) Kützing 1843

Habitat notes
Freshwater, attached on plants and rocks in rivers. - (16 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Tetraspora bullosa (Roth) Kützing)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

(as Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret)
Europe: Britain (John 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Spain (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

Australia and New Zealand: Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

Key references
Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Orders Chaetophorales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 524-554. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wittrock, V.B. (1866). Försök till en Monographie öfver Algslägtet Monostroma. pp. 1-66, IV plates, folded scheme [= 14 figs]. Stockholm: Akademisk Afhandling.

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Created: 16 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Gallardo, T. & Alvarez, M. (1986). Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thur. (Chlorophyceae, Monostromataceae), en España. An. Jardin Bot. Madrid 42: 527-529.
Holmes, N.T.H. & Whitton, B.A. (1975). Notes on some macroscopic algae new or seldom recorded for Britain: Nostoc parmelioides, Heribaudiella fluviatilis, Cladophora aegagropila, Monostroma bullosum, Rhodoplax schinzii. Vasculum 60: 47-55.
Kornmann, P. (1964). Über Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret und M. oxyspermum (Kütz.) Doty. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 11: 13-21.
Kornmann, P. (1964). Uber Monostroma bullosum (Roth) thuret und M. oxyspermum (Kutz.) Doty.. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 11: 13-21.

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