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
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M.D. Guiry in 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.