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Ulva cavernosa Forsskål

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva

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Ulva cavernosa Forsskål
Tanzania; cell detail. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Ulva cavernosa Forsskål
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Ulva cavernosa Forsskål
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Ulva cavernosa Forsskål
KwaZulu-Natal. O. Dargent. © O. Dargent.

Ulva cavernosa Forsskål
Hsiao-Liuchiu Island, Pingtong County, Taiwan. 1993. 5.12. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

Ulva cavernosa Forsskål
Hsiao-Liuchiu Island, Pingtong County, Taiwan. 1993. 5.12. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

Ulva cavernosa Forsskål
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

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Cymathaere triplicata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh

Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Ulva cavernosa Forsskål 1775: 187

Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. [1]-32, [i]- xxxvi, ... [1]-219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
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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 Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mokha, Yemen (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004: 202). Holotype: C (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004: 202). Notes: Syntype localities: “Gomfodae” (Al-Qunfudhah), Saudi Arabia; Mokha, Yemen (Silva et al. 1996). Leg. P. Forsskål (Lipkin & Silva 2002).

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Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1932). A revision of Forsskål's algae mentioned in Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica and found in his herbarium in the Botanical Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 8(2): 1-14, 4 figs, 1 plate.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2019.

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