Ulva tropica Mertens, nom. inval.
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, -27. Hauniae: Typus Schultzianis.
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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
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva tropica Mertens)
Africa: Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).
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.
Created: 31 December 2014 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 December 2014 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 16 October 2018.