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Enteromorpha lingulata J.Agardh

Publication details
Enteromorpha lingulata J.Agardh 1883: 143

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.
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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 flexuosa Wulfen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a tongue.

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

Taxonomic notes
Hayden et al. (2003: 289) have referred this entity to Ulva bu the transfer is blocked by Ulva ligulata A.P. de Candolle (q.v.). The authors offer no remedy.

Distributional notes
This entity is not included in Burrows (1991). No reports from Britain appear to have been made since Newton (1931).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: North Atlantic; Gulf of Mexico; New Zealand; Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 736).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Joly, A.B. (1965). Flora marinha do litoral norte do estado de Saõ Paulo e regiões circunvizinhas. Boletim de Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras, Universidade de São Paulo, Botânica 21: 5-393, 11 figs, 59 plates, maps 1 + A-C.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

Created: 26 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Baca, B.J. & Cox, E.R. (1979). A developmental mutation in Enteromorpha lingulata J.Ag. (Chlorophyta, Ulvales). Phycologia 18: 369-377, 16 figs, 1 table.
Ramanathan, K.R. (1939). The morphology, cytology and alternation of generations in Enteromorpha compessa (L.) Grev. var. lingulata (J. Ag.) Hauck. Annals of Botany, New Series 3: 375-398.

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