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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
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 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
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2019.