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Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh

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

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Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Lenormandia muelleri Sonder

Ulva prolifera O.F.Müller Peter the Great Bay, Russia
© Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru)

Publication details
Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh 1883: 129

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.
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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 prolifera O.F.Müller

Basionym
Ulva prolifera O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: "U. p. tubulosa simplex teres, adultior compressiuscula. In fossa ad Nebbelund Lalandiae" [Lolland, Denmark] Notes: Womersley (1984; 156, 157) reports that the type is from Lolland, Denmark and that it has been lost. Lolland Island, Denmark (O'Kelly et al. 2010).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Guiry (1997) notes a synonymy between this species and Enteromorpha ahlnerianaand E. torta.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Enteromorpha prolifera (O.F.Müller) J.Agardh)
Chinese: Tai-tiao (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Hawaiian: Limu 'Ele'ele, Hulu'ilio (Abbott 1984).

Japanese: Suji-awnori (Tokida 1954), Suji-aonori (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Swedish: Spretig tarmalg (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

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Key references
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Hiraoka, M., Dan, A., Shimada, S., Hagihira, M., Migita, M. & Ohno, M. (2003). Different life histories of Enteromorpha prolifera (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) from four rivers on Shikoku Island, Japan. Phycologia 42: 275-284.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of algae-macrophytes Kamchatka waters. Vol 1. Green algae and brown algae]. pp. 1-216. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Larsen, A. & Sand-Jensen, K. (2005). Salt tolerance and distribution of estuarine benthic macroalgae in the Kattegat-Baltic Sea area. Phycologia 45: 13-23.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1966). Species generis Enteromorpha e sinu Novorossijskensi et Vicinitate. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 3: 68-82.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1974). Ulvovye vodorosli (Chlorophyta) morei SSSR [Ulvaceous algae (Chlorophyta) of the seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-165. Leningrad [St Petersburg]: Nauka. [in Russian]

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodoroslej dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Selenye vodorosli [Determination book of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 1-148, 67 figs, pls I-XVIII. Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Botanicheskij Institut im. V.L. Komarova.

Zemke-White, W.L. & Ohno, M. (1999). World seaweed utilisation: an end-of-century summary. Journal of Applied Phycology 11: 369-376.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Coleman, N.V. & Stewart, W.D.P. (1979). Enteromorpha prolifera in a polyeutrophic loch in Scotland. British Phycological Journal 14: 121.
Dan, A., Hiraoka, M., Ohno, M. & Critchley, A.T. (2002). Observaions on the effect of salinity and photon fluence rate on the induction of sporulation and rhizoid formation in the green alga Enteromorpha prolifera (Müller) J. Agardh (Chlorophyta, Ulvales). Fisheries Science 68(6): 1182-1188.
Dural, B. (1990). Taxonomic Investigations of some members os Ulvales distributing in the Çandarli Bay. II. Ulvaceae. B. Enteromorpha species. II Section Prolifera, Clathrata and Intestinalis groups.. Doga, Turk. J. Botany 15: 1-19.
Hiraoka, M., Dan, A., Shimada, S., Hagihira, M., Migita, M. & Ohno, M. (2003). Different life histories of Enteromorpha prolifera (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) from four rivers on Shikoku Island, Japan. Phycologia 42: 275-284.
Jónsson, S. (1980). Quelques effects d'éclairement sur la phase post-inductrice de la gamétogenèse chez l'Enteromorpha prolifera, Chlorophycée marine. Cryptogamie, Algologie 1: 249-256.
Jónsson, S. (1983). Effets de la lumière colorée et de quelques autres facteurs sur la formation des gamètes chez l'Enteromorpha prolifera, Chlorophycée marine. J. Mar. Res. Inst. Reykjavik 7(2): 61-72.
Jónsson, S., Laur, M.-H. & Pham-Quang, L. (1985). Mise en évidence de différents types de glycoprotéines dans un extrait inhibiteur d la gamétogenèse chez Enteromorpha prolifera, Chlorophycée marine. Cryptogamie, Algologie 6: 253-264.
Kawashima, Y., Matsumoto, M. & Tokuda, H. (1989). Protoplast isolation and regeneration of a green alga, Enteromorpha prolifera. Current Topics in Marine Biotechnology : .
Kim, K.Y., Ahn, Y.S. & Lee, I.K. (1991). Growth and morphology of Enteromorpha linza (L.) J. Ag. and E. prolifera (Müller) J. Ag. (Ulvales, Chlorophyceae). Korean Journal of Phycology 6(1): 31-45, 10 figs, 5 tables.
Laur, M.-H. & Jónsson, S. (1983). Détection d'acides sialiques - ou de substances apparentées - chez Enteromorpha prolifera (Muller) J. Agardh. Cryptogamie, Algologie 4: 105-110.
O'Brien, M.C. & Wheeler, P.A. (1987). Short term uptake of nutrients by Enteromorpha prolifera (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 23: 547-556, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Tewari, A. (1972). The effect of gibberellic acid, asorbic acid and indole 3-acetic acid on the growth and spore liberation of Enteromorpha prolifera v. tubulosa. Z Pflanzenphysiol 66: 359-361.
Young, A.J., Collins, J.C. & Russell, G. (1987). Solute regulation in the euryhaline marine alga Enteromorpha prolifera (O. F. Müll.) J. Ag.. J. Exp. Bot. 38: 1298-1308.

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