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Enteromorpha spinescens Kützing

Publication details
Enteromorpha spinescens Kützing 1856: 12, pl. 33: fig. III [3]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1856). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VI pp. i-iv, 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha is Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva clathrata (Roth) C.Agardh

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

Nomenclatural notes
In elevating Entermorpha ramulosa var. spinosa to the rank of species Kützing changed the spelling to spinecens (Guiry, pers. comm.).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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