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Enteromorpha flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) Bliding

Publication details
Enteromorpha flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing) Bliding 1963: 91, figs 52-55, 56 a

Published in: Bliding, C. (1963). A critical survey of European taxa in Ulvales. Part I. Capsosiphon, Percursaria, Blidingia, Enteromorpha. Opera Botanica 8(3): 1-160, 92 figs.

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 pilifera (Kützing) Škaloud & Leliaert

Basionym
Enteromorpha pilifera Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Tennstedt, Thüringen, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 733).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Enteromorpha intermedia Bliding 1955

Taxonomic notes
See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) regarding the nomenclatural and taxonomic problems associated with this taxon.

Distributional notes
Freshwater records of Enteromorpha intestinalis usually refer to this entity (Christensen, 1994, as E. pilosa; Tittley, 2002).

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Key references
Tittley, I. (2002). Order Ulvales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 479 only. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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References
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Leonardi, P.I. & Cáceres, E.J. (1990). Absolute configuration of the flagellar apparatus of biflagellate zoospores of Enteromorpha flexuosa spp. pilifera (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 26: 149-156, 41 figs.

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