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Udotea flabellum (J.Ellis & Solander) M.Howe 1904

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 flabellum (J.Ellis & Solander) M.Howe
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Udotea flabellum (J.Ellis & Solander) M.Howe
en su hábitat natural, sobre fondo arenoso con pastos marinos. Foto: José Espinosa..

Udotea flabellum (J.Ellis & Solander) M.Howe
Montebello Islands, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


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Udotea flabellum (J.Ellis & Solander) M.Howe en su hábitat natural, sobre fondo arenoso con pastos marinos. Foto: José Espinosa.

Publication details
Udotea flabellum (J.Ellis & Solander) M.Howe 1904: 94, pl. 6

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1904). Notes on Bahaman algae. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 31: 91-100, Plate 6.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Udotea.

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

Corallina flabellum J.Ellis & Solander

Type information
Type locality: West Indies (Silva & al. 1996: 884). Lectotype (1786, pl. 24): (Littler & Littler 1990: 229).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina flabellum J.Ellis & Solander 1786

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Udotea flabellata J.V.Lamououx 1816
Udotea halimeda Kützing 1849

Nomenclatural notes
Van Tussenbroek et al. (2006: 270) incorrectly cite the authority for this as (Ellis & Solander) Lamour. - (15 Jan 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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.

Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i]-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Lam, D.W. & Zechman, F.W. (2006). Phylogenetic analyses of the Bryopsidales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on RUBISCO large subunit gene sequences. Journal of Phycology 42: 669-678.

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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