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Prasiola crispa f. torta (Mertens) Brand

Publication details
Prasiola crispa f. torta (Mertens) Brand

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prasiola is Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva torta (Mertens) Trevisan

Basionym
Conferva torta Mertens

Type information
Type locality: Norderney, East Frisian Islands, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 739). Lectotype: (Bliding 1963: fig. 17g). Notes: Bliding (1963, fig. 17g) illustrates the lectotype.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
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Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 December 2018.

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