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Ulva linearis P.J.L.Dangeard 1957

Publication details
Ulva linearis P.J.L.Dangeard 1957: 1589

Published in: Dangeard, P.[J.L.] (1957). Sur deux espèces nouvelles d'Ulvacées de Cote Occidentale du Maroc. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris, Série D 244: 1589-1592.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 112) consider this a taxon inquirendum that may be conspecific with U. californica or U. parva They also consider that it does not occur in the Mediterranean: it was originally described from Morocco and reported by Ballesteros (1990) from Catalonia. Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 112) exclude it from the Mediterranean flora. - (1 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ulva linearis P.J.L.Dangeard)
Europe: Portugal (Ardré 1970), Spain (Gallardo & al. 1985, Gallardo & al. 1993), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

Africa: Morocco (Benhissoune, Boudouresque & Verlaque 2001).

Key references
Ballesteros, E. (1990). Check-list of benthic marine algae from Catalonia (North-West Mediterranean). Treballs de l'Institut Botànic de Barcelona 13: 5-52.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Dangeard, P.J.L. (1964 '1963'). Biologie et sexualité de quelques Ulva. Le Botaniste 46: 181-204, 3 pls.

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