Ulva cuneata Forsskål
Ulva cuneata Forsskål 1775: 188
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wedge-shaped (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Papenfuss (1968: 11), the identity of this species is unknown and vouher material does not exist. Zanardini (1858: 287) listed the name as a synonym of Caulerpa chemnitzia (=Caulerpa racemosa var. turbinata.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva cuneata Forsskål)
Africa: Egypt (Papenfuss 1968).
Created: 09 March 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 March 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.