Ulva japonica ( )
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Umbraulva japonica (Holmes) Bae & I.K.Lee
Letterstedtia japonica Holmes
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva japonica (Holmes) Papenfuss)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014).
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.
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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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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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 19 January 2019.