Ulva cristata J.D.Hooker & 1847
Ulva cristata J.D.Hooker & Harvey in J.D. Hooker 1847: 499
Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Hooker, J.D. (1847). LV. Algae L.. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S., etc. by Joseph Dalton Hooker, M.D., R.N., F.L.S., assistant surgeon of the "Erebus" and botanist to the expedition. Vol. 1. Flora antarctica. Part I. Botany of Lord Auckland's Group and Campbell's Island. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 454-502. London: L. Reeve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prasiola cristata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh
Type locality: Kerguelen's Land (moist clefts of rocks overhanging Christmas Harbour) (Harvey & Hooker 1847: 499).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.
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.
Created: 09 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 795 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=19679
Cite this record as:
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 24 July 2021.