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Ulva lingulata A.P.de Candolle

Publication details
Ulva lingulata A.P.de Candolle in Lamarck & A.P.De Candolle 1805: 14

Published in: Lamarck, J.B., de & De Candolle, A.P. (1805). Flore française, ou descriptions succinctes de toutes les plants qui croissent naturellement en France, disposées selon une nouvelle méthode d'analyse, et précédées par un exposé des principes élémentaires de la botanique. Troisième Édition. Tome second. . pp. i-xii, 1-600, 1 folded map. Parisiis [Paris]: Chez H. Agasse, rue de Poitevine, No. 6 de l'Imprimerie de Stoupe, An XIII (1805).
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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 Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Stackhouse) Collins & Hervey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a tongue.

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

Nomenclatural notes
The type is probably referable to Hypoglossum hypoglossoides (Hayden et al., 2003: 289, table 4; Wynne 2004: 28).

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Ulva lingulata A.P.de Candolle)
Africa: Kenya (Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

Source of current name
Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], [1]-164, [1]-2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

Key references
Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.

Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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