Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering 1796

Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Current name: Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants on Laminaria hyperborea fronds at MLWS - 26 March 2005. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering 1796: 123

Published in: Withering, W. (1796). An arrangement of British plants; according to the latest improvements of the Linnaean system. To which is prefixed, an easy introduction to the study of botany. Illustrated by copper plates. The third edition, in four volumes. Vol. IV pp. [i-iii], [i]-418 [p. 418 in some copies err. numbered 420], pls XVII, XVIII, XXXI [sic]. Birmingham & London: Printed for the Author, by M. Swinney; Sold by C.G. & J. Robinson [etc.].

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr.

Basionym
Fucus palmatus Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: ""Ad oras atlantica""; (Linnaeus 1753: 1162) Lectotype: L; 910.184.2889 (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 68) Notes: Linnaeus's description was taken from Van Royen (1740) and a lectotype has been selected from his herbarium (which Linnaeus examined).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 04 April 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 April 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 June 2024

 
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