Ulva lactucaefolia S.F.Gray, nom. illeg.
Ulva lactucaefolia S.F.Gray 1821: 342, nom. illeg.
Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva lactuca Linnaeus
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet for Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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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 25 September 2018.