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Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering

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 palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Dulse harvester Wanda Vantassel (Fundy Dulse) on the shore on Digby Neck, Nova Scotia (with permission).. 02 Jun 2012. David J. Garbary. © David J. Garbary.

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; spermatangial sori. 05 Apr 2012. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; spermatangial sori. 05 Apr 2012. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; spermatangial plant. 05 Apr 2012. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; spermatangial plant. 05 Apr 2012. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; small plants starting to form tetrasporangial sori . 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; regenerating and starting to form tetrasporangial sori . 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Digby Neck, Nova Scotia; dulse harvesting site being monitored. 21 Feb 2012. Andrea Flynn. © Andrea Flynn.

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
tetrasporophytic plant TS, Brittany, France, 2011. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; MTL plants
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering 1796: 123

Published in: 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.].
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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 Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Basionym
Fucus palmatus Linnaeus

Type information
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen et al. 1999).

Europe: Ireland (Tighe 1803).

Source of current name
[Weber, F. & Mohr, D.M.H.] (1805). Einige Worte über unsre bisherigen, hauptsächlich carpologischen Zergliederungen von kryptogamischen Seegewächsen. Beiträge zur Naturkunde 1: 204-329.

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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 18 October 2018.

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