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Ulva confervoides Forsskål

Publication details
Ulva confervoides Forsskål 1775: 188

Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. [1]-32, [i]- xxxvi, ... [1]-219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
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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 Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1932). A revision of Forsskål's algae mentioned in Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica and found in his herbarium in the Botanical Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 8(2): 1-14, 4 figs, 1 plate.

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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 21 November 2018.

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