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Monostroma obscurum (Kützing) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulotrichales
Family Monostromataceae
Genus Monostroma

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Monostroma obscurum (Kützing) J.Agardh
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Monostroma obscurum (Kützing) J.Agardh
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Monostroma obscurum (Kützing) J.Agardh
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Monostroma obscurum (Kützing) J.Agardh
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Monostroma obscurum (Kützing) J.Agardh
North of Portugal, Cepaes, 2003, microscope. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Monostroma obscurum (Kützing) J.Agardh
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Isla redonda, 2005, microscope. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Ulvaria obscura (Kützing) Gayral ex Bliding North of Portugal, Cepaes, 2003, microscope
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Monostroma obscurum (Kützing) J.Agardh 1883: 111

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Monostroma is Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvaria obscura (Kützing) Gayral ex Bliding

Basionym
Ulva obscura Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France (Kützing 1843: 296). Holotype: P.A.C. Endress; iv.1831; L 938.53.77 (Kützing 1843: 296).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Monostroma blyttii (Areschoug) Wittrock 1866

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Key references
Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

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

Gayral, P. (1961). Sur la reproduction de Monostroma obscurum (Kütz.) J. Agardh. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 252: 1642-1644.
Gayral, P. (1962). Reproduction et développement de Monostroma obscurum (Kütz.) J. Agardh. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 109: 53-59.

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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 22 September 2018.

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