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Ulva cristata J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Ulva cristata J.D.Hooker & Harvey in J.D. Hooker 1847: 499

Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Hooker, J.D. (1847). LV. Algae L.. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S., etc. by Joseph Dalton Hooker, M.D., R.N., F.L.S., assistant surgeon of the "Erebus" and botanist to the expedition. Vol. 1. Flora antarctica. Part I. Botany of Lord Auckland's Group and Campbell's Island. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 454-502. London: L. Reeve.
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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 Prasiola cristata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kerguelen's Land (moist clefts of rocks overhanging Christmas Harbour) (Harvey & Hooker 1847: 499).

Created: 09 August 1999 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 21 September 2018.

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