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Ulva obscura Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva

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Ulva obscura Kützing
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva obscura Kützing
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva obscura Kützing
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva obscura Kützing
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva obscura Kützing
North of Portugal, Cepaes, 2003, microscope. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva obscura Kützing
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Isla redonda, 2005, microscope. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

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Ulvaria obscura (Kützing) Gayral ex Bliding Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Ulva obscura Kützing 1843: 296

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvaria obscura (Kützing) Gayral ex Bliding

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France (Kützing 1843: 296). Holotype: P.A.C. Endress; iv.1831; L 938.53.77 (Kützing 1843: 296).

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Source of current name
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Created: 23 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 April 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Nelson, T.A., Lee, D.J. & Smith, B.C. (2003). Are “green tides” harmful algal blooms? Toxic properties of warwe-soluble extracts from two bloom forming macroalgae, Ulva fenestrata and Ulvaria obscura (Ulvophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 874-879.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.

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