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Ulva multifida J.E.Smith, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Ulva multifida J.E.Smith 1808: pl. 1913, nom. illeg.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cleft into many parts (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
nom illeg. (not Ulva multifida Turner 1801. - (2 Jun 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Yarmouth, England (Womersley 1987: 260). Type: Turner; (Womersley 1987: 260). Notes: Womersley (1987: 260) notes that the type was not located in K or BM.

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Key references
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.

Wynne, M.J. (2003). The original author of Ulva multifida is Dawson Turner (1801) not J.E. Smith (1808) (Notas Breves). Anales Jardín Botánico de Madrid 60: 453-454.

Created: 01 June 2005 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 01 September 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Turner, D. (1801). Ulva furcellata et multifida, descriptae. Journal für die Botanik, Schrader 1: 300-302, 1 plate.
Wynne, M.J. (2003). The original author of Ulva multifida is Dawson Turner (1801) not J.E. Smith (1808) (Notas Breves). Anales Jardín Botánico de Madrid 60: 453-454.

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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 14 December 2018.

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