Ulva capillaris Hudson 1778

Chondria capillaris (Hudson) M.J.Wynne

Chondria capillaris (Hudson) M.J.Wynnemicroscope, Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Benencia Island, 2006; section of thallusIgnacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Ulva capillaris 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 Chondria capillaris (Hudson) M.J.Wynne.

Type Information
Neotype locality: "The Lookout", Weymouth, Dorset; (Wynne 1991: 480) Neotype: Samuel Goodenough; BM; (Wynne 1991: 480)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 April 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 April 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2022

 
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