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Udotea cyathiformis Decaisne

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Udoteaceae
Genus Udotea

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Udotea cyathiformis Decaisne
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

 

Gelidiopsis gracilis (Kützing) Feldmann

Udotea cyathiformis Decaisne Bonaire, Caribbean
© Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net)

Publication details
Udotea cyathiformis Decaisne 1842: 106

Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Udotea is Corallina flabellum J.Ellis & Solander.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Iles des Saintes, Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles (Littler & Littler 1990: 216). Holotype: d'Avrainville; 1842; PC (Littler & Littler 1990: 216).

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Kooistra, W.H.C.F. (2002). Molecular phylogenies of Udoteaceae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) reveal nonmonophyly for Udotea, Penicillus and Chlorodesmis. Phycologia 41: 453-462.

Littler, D.S. & Littler, M.M. (1990). Systematics of Udotea species (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in the tropical western Atlantic. Phycologia 29(2): 206-252.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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