Ulva mertensii C. 1828
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
Type locality: Salvador, Brazil (De Clerck 2003: 182). Lectotype: M? (De Clerck 2003: 182).
Origin of species name
(Latinised), named for Dr Mertens.
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.
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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 July 2021.