Ulva sericea Wulfen 1803: 5
Published in: Wulfen, F.X. (1803). Cryptogama aquatica. Archives de Botanique 3: 1-64, pl. 1.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra sericea (Wulfen) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sericeous, silky with long straight close-pressed glossy hairs (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Trieste, Italy. (Wulfen 1803: 5).
Created: 06 December 2001 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 22 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2019.