Ulva plumosa Hudson 1778

Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh

Current name: Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh
middle intertidal pool, Ría de A Coruña de Betanzos, Galicia, Spain, 2013Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Ulva plumosa Hudson 1778: 571

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum Britanniæ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopæorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: prope Exmouth in Devonia [Exmouth, Devon, England]; (Hudson 1778: 571) Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 282) the type is lost.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 April 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 April 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2024

 
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