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Enteromorpha ramulosa (Smith) Carmichael

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Enteromorpha

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Enteromorpha ramulosa (Smith) Carmichael
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Enteromorpha ramulosa (Smith) Carmichael Madeira
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Publication details
Enteromorpha ramulosa (Smith) Carmichael in W.J.Hooker 1833: 315

Published in: Hooker, W.J. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 254-263; 268-326. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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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 clathrata (Roth) C.Agardh

Basionym
Ulva ramulosa Smith

Type information
Type locality: "...found by Miss [Ellen] Hutchins in Bantry bay, Ireland, was made known to us by Mr. Turner." (Smith 1809-1810: pl. 2137). Type: BM?

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

Nomenclatural notes
Børgesen (1946: 8) cites this species as Enteromorpha ramulosa (Engl. Bot.) Hooker

Taxonomic notes
According to Burrows (1991) this species is a synonym of Enteromorpha crinita (Roth) J. Agardh

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.

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