Ulva mertensii C.
Dictyota mertensii (C.Martius) Kützing 1. Habit. 2. Branch. 3, 4. Plants growing on net constructions of lobster farm in Nhatrang Bay (Vietnam).
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Ulva mertensii C.Martius 1828: 5, pl. I
Published in: Martius, C.F.P. von (1828). Icones plantarum cryptogamicarum quas in itinere annis mdcccxvii-mdcccxx per Brasiliam jussu et auspiciis Maximiliani Josephi I. Bavariae regis augustissimi instituto collegit et descripsit Carol. Frideric. Philip. de Martius,.... pp. fasc. 1: 1-30, pl. 1-14. Monachii [Munich]: impensis auctoris.
Publication date: April 1828
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyota mertensii (C.Martius) Kützing
Origin of species name
(Latinised), named for Dr Mertens.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Salvador, Brazil (De Clerck 2003: 182). Lectotype: M? (De Clerck 2003: 182).
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.
Source of current name
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.
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Verified by: 28 June 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.