Enteromorpha flexuosa subsp. paradoxa (C. ) 1963
Ulva paradoxa C.Agardh Hawaii
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Enteromorpha flexuosa subsp. paradoxa (C.Agardh) Bliding 1963: 79
Published in: Bliding, C. (1963). A critical survey of European taxa in Ulvales. Part I. Capsosiphon, Percursaria, Blidingia, Enteromorpha. Opera Botanica 8(3): 1-160, 92 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva paradoxa C.Agardh
Ulva paradoxa C.Agardh
Type locality: Bangor, Wales (Berger & al. 2003: 290). Lectotype: LD 13702 (Berger & al. 2003: 290). Notes: For an illustration of the type, see Bliding (1960: fig. 43 a-d). Effectively typified by the type of Conferva paradoxa Dillwyn (1809: 70, suppl. pl. F), an illegitimate name. Type locality: Bangor, Wales/ Brighton, England (O'Kelly et al. 2010).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha flexuosa subsp. paradoxa (C.Agardh) Bliding)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980).
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gallardo & al. 1993), Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995), Black Sea (Gallardo & al. 1993), France (Gallardo & al. 1993, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gallardo & al. 1993), Italy (Gallardo & al. 1993, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999), Portugal (Ardré 1970), Spain (Ballesteros 1981, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Gallardo & al. 1985, Gallardo & al. 1993).
North America: Connecticut (Schneider et al. 1979), Florida (Schneider & Searles 1991), Maine (Mathieson & al. 2001), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), North Carolina (Schneider & Searles 1991).
Central America: Panama (Wysor & Kooistra 2003).
Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000).
South America: Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).
Indian Ocean Islands: Rodrigues Island (De Clerck & al. 2004).
Subantarctic Islands: Diego Garcia Atoll (Silva & al. 1996).
Source of current name
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, -288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294, 4 figs, 5 tables.
Created: 16 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.