Ulva palmata ( )
Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering 1796: 132
Original publication: Withering, W. (1796). An arrangement of British plants; according to the latest improvements of the Linnaean system. To which is prefixed, an easy introduction to the study of botany. Illustrated by copper plates. The third edition, in four volumes. Vol. IV pp. [i-iii], [i]-418 [p. 418 in some copies err. numbered 420], pls XVII, XVIII, XXXI [sic]. Birmingham & London: Printed for the Author, by M. Swinney; Sold by C.G. & J. Robinson [etc.].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) Weber & Mohr
Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
Type locality: "Ad oras atlantica" (Linnaeus 1753: 1162). Lectotype: L 910.184.2889 (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 68). Notes: Linnaeus's description was taken from Van Royen (1740) and a lectotype has been selected from his herbarium (which Linnaeus examined).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering)
Ireland: Wexford (Tighe 1803).
Europe: Ireland (Tighe 1803).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Ulva&species=palmata
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Ulva&Species=palmata
Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 24 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:100250