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Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva

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Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Smerwick Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 12 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Smerwick Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 12 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009; TS mature thallus with meristoderm. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
lower intertidal, with Fucus serratus and Gigartina pistillata; Spain, Galicia, Lugo, Peinzás, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
lower intertidal, with Fucus serratus; Spain, Galicia, Lugo, Peinzás, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on rock at low water; 10.5 mm lens. 31 Aug 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Poulsallagh, Co. Clare, Ireland; heavily epiphytised plants. 21 Aug 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; very variable, much-dissected plants epiphytic on Fucus serratus sometimes known as the "var. sarniensis". 14 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering
Carickadda, Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; "sobolifera" form epiphytic on Fucus serratus. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid-shore rock platforms on Mytilus edulis. This is the form known as "Shell Dulse" in English and Creathnach in Irish. It is said to be better to eat than the larger forms. Plants are to about 50 mm long
© 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 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
[Weber, F. & Mohr, D.M.H.] (1805). Einige Worte über unsre bisherigen, hauptsächlich carpologischen Zergliederungen von kryptogamischen Seegewächsen. Beiträge zur Naturkunde 1: 204-329.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.

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