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Ulva defracta Velley

Publication details
Ulva defracta Velley in Withering 1796: 124, pl. XVIII

Published in: Withering, W. (1796). An arrangement of British plants; according to the latest improvements of the Linnaean system. To which is prefixed, an easy introduction to the study of botany. Illustrated by copper plates. The third edition, in four volumes. Vol. IV pp. [i-iii], [i]-418 [p. 418 in some copies err. numbered 420], pls XVII, XVIII, XXXI [sic]. Birmingham & London: Printed for the Author, by M. Swinney; Sold by C.G. & J. Robinson [etc.].
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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 Helminthonema defractum (Velley) K├╝tzing

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

Taxonomic notes
Originally assigned to the algae, this entity represents animal eggs. - (13 Feb 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Low water, Beach at Weymouth, Mr. Velley" (Withering 1796: 124).

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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 15 November 2018.

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