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Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss

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

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Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University.

Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University.

Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University.

Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Transverse section..

Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University. Surface cells..

 

Ascocyclus balticus Reinke

Umbraulva japonica (Holmes) Bae & I.K.Lee Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Courtesy Chiba University
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Publication details
Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss 1960: 309

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1960). On the genera of the Ulvales and the status of the order. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 56: 303-318, 21 figs, 6 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Umbraulva japonica (Holmes) Bae & I.K.Lee

Basionym
Letterstedtia japonica Holmes

Type information
Type locality: Enoshima, Japan (Holmes 1896: 251). Type: Ohkubo, no. 40; BM (Holmes 1896: 251). Notes: BM.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Bae, E.H. & Lee, I.K. (2001). Umbraulva, a new genus based on Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) . Algae 16(3): 217-231, 10 figs, 4 tables.

Key references
Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Created: 07 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 May 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Bae, E.H. & Lee, I.K. (2001). Umbraulva, a new genus based on Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) . Algae 16(3): 217-231, 10 figs, 4 tables.

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