Ulva obscura Kützing
Ulvaria obscura (Kützing) Gayral ex Bliding Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Isla redonda, 2005, microscope
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Ulva obscura Kützing 1843: 296
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvaria obscura (Kützing) Gayral ex Bliding
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France (Kützing 1843: 296). Holotype: P.A.C. Endress; iv.1831; L 938.53.77 (Kützing 1843: 296).
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
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.
Created: 23 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 April 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Nelson, T.A., Lee, D.J. & Smith, B.C. (2003). Are “green tides” harmful algal blooms? Toxic properties of warwe-soluble extracts from two bloom forming macroalgae, Ulva fenestrata and Ulvaria obscura (Ulvophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 874-879.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.