Enteromorpha compressa var. complanata (Kützing)
Enteromorpha compressa var. complanata (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1868: 314
Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Enteromorpha complanata Kützing
Type locality: Baltic Sea and North Sea, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 730).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1998). Molecular and morphological analysis of Enteromorpha intestinalis and E. compressa (Chlorophyta) in the British Isles. Journal of Phycology 34: 319-340.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.
Created: 29 November 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 01 July 2015 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 10 December 2018.