Ulva priapus S.G.Gmelin
Ulva priapus S.G.Gmelin 1768: 231, pl. 31: fig. 2
Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nereocystis luetkeana (K.Mertens) Postels & Ruprecht
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Postels & Ruprecht (1840: 9), Gmelin's figure represents Nereocystis luetkeana ("fig. 2 frustum stipitis representans").
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva priapus S.G.Gmelin)
North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901).
Source of current name
Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], -22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.
Created: 18 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 August 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 24 September 2018.