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Ulva tropica Mertens, nom. inval.

Publication details
Ulva tropica Mertens in Hornemann 1819: 8, nom. inval.

Published in: Hornemann, J.W. (1819). Anniversaria in memoriam reipublicae sacrae et litterariae cum universae tam Danicae nostrae restauratae celebranda indicit Regiae universitatis Hauniensis Rector, etc. De indole plantarum Guinensium prolusionem scripsit J. W. Hornemann. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-27. Hauniae: Typus Schultzianis.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: no description. Lawson & Price (1969: 336) in listing this species from Ghana remark: "The attribution of this record is problematical." - (31 Dec 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lawson, G.W. & Price, J.H. (1969). Seaweeds of the western coast of tropical Africa and adjacent islands : a critical assessment. I. Chlorophyta and Xanthophyta. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 62: 279-346.

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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 15 November 2018.

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