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Ulva priapus S.G.Gmelin

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nereocystis luetkeana (K.Mertens) Postels & Ruprecht

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

Nomenclatural notes
According to Postels & Ruprecht (1840: 9), Gmelin's figure represents Nereocystis luetkeana ("fig. 2 frustum stipitis representans").

General environment
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 L├╝tke 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], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.

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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.

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