Enteromorpha, 1820, nom. et typ. cons.
Holotype species: Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees
Currently accepted name for the type species: Ulva intestinalis Linnaeus
Original publication and holotype designation: Link, H.F. (1820). Epistola ad virum celeberrimum Nees ab Esenbeck...de algis aquaticis, in genera disponendis. In: Horae physicae berolinenses. (Nees von Esenbeck, C.G.D. Eds), pp. 1-8. Bonnae [Bonn]: Sumtibus Adolphi Marcus.
Precise date of publication16-20 April 1820
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.
English: Green nori (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
Japanese: Aonoriko (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
Swedish: Tarmalger (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).
Numbers of names and species: There are 139 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Tittley, I. (2002). Order Ulvales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 479 only. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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Created: 29 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 January 2021.