Ulva usneoides , nom. inval.
Ulva usneoides Bonnemaison in J.Agardh 1883: 159 [as 157], nom. inval.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the lichen genus Usnea.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: "manuscript name in Herb. C. Agardh in synonymy of Enteromorpha usneoides J. Agardh" (INA). - (1 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1998). Molecular and morphological analysis of Enteromorpha intestinalis and E. compressa (Chlorophyta) in the British Isles. Journal of Phycology 34: 319-340.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 926 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=48897
Cite this record as:
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 26 March 2019.