Ulva olivascens P.J.L.Dangeard, nom. inval.
Ulva olivascens P.J.L.Dangeard 1961: 22, footnote, nom. inval.
Published in: Dangeard, P.[J.L.] (1961). Le problème de l'espèce avec référence au groupe des Ulvacées. Le Botaniste 44: 21-36.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Umbraulva dangeardii M.J.Wynne & G.Furnari
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Proposed as a new name for Ulva olivacea P.J.L. Dangeard, non Hornemann, 1810. Invalid: "Dangeard (1951) described the new species Ulva olivacea, but this name was illegitimate because it was a later homonym of Ulva olivacea Hornemann (1810). Later, Dangeard (1961a, footnote on pag. 22) proposed the name Ulva olivascens as a replacement name; however, that name was also invalid because of Art. 41.5 of the Melbourne Code (McNeill et al. 2012). Assuming that Ulva olivascens was valid, Bae & Lee (2001) transferred the species to Umbraulva, but again without indicating the page of the publication of the purported basionym. Furnari (in Catra et al. 2006) re-proposed Umbraulva olivascens, but still invalidly, since he failed to recognize that the basionym was invalid." - (14 Mar 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Roscoff, France
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Furnari, G. (2014). A census of J.P.L. [sic] Dangeard's invalid taxa with proposals to resolve the nomenclatural problems of some of them. Nova Hedwigia 98(3-4): 515-517.
Hoeksema, B.W. & Hoek, C. van den (1983). The taxonomy of Ulva (Chlorophyceae) from the coastal region of Roscoff (Brittany, France). Botanica Marina 26: 65-86, 31 figs.
Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Altamirano, M., Flores-Moya, A., Conde, F. & Figueroa, F.L. (2000). Growth seasonality, photosynthetic pigments, and carbon and nitrogen content in relation to enviornmental factors: a field study of Ulva olivascens (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 39: 50-58.
Gayral, P. (1962). Sur l'existence de gamétophytes chez Ulva olivascens P. Dang. du détroit de Gibraltar, description du développement de cette espèce. Le Botaniste 45: 83-91.
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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 21 January 2019.