Enteromorpha flexuosa subsp. pilifera (Kützing)
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva pilifera (Kützing) Škaloud & Leliaert
Enteromorpha pilifera Kützing
Type locality: Tennstedt, Thüringen, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 733).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).
Enteromorpha intermedia Bliding 1955
See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) regarding the nomenclatural and taxonomic problems associated with this taxon.
Freshwater records of Enteromorpha intestinalis usually refer to this entity (Christensen, 1994, as E. pilosa; Tittley, 2002).
This is a marine/freshwater species.
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, -288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
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.
Created: 07 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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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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 21 September 2018.