Ulva lumbricalis 1771
Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks
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Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus 1771: 311
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1771). Mantissa plantarum altera Generum editionis VI., & Specierum editionis II. pp. [i-vi],  - 587 [588 = Addenda]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 346).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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