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Ulva delicatula Gunnerus 1776

Publication details
Ulva delicatula Gunnerus 1776: 134, pl. VIII [8]: fig. 2

Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1776 '1772'). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Pars posterior, cum iconibus. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-148, indices, pls I-IX. Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Impensis Frederici Christiani Pelt.
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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

Type information
Type locality: Norway (Gunnerus 1776: 134). Epitype: M. Foslie; 20. Aug. 1890; TRH (Jørgensen 2012: 1094). Notes: "Lectotype (designated here): [icon in] Gunnerus, Fl. Norveg. 2: t. 8, f. 2. 1776" (Jørgensen 2012: 1094).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
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
Jørgensen, P.M. (2012). New names in Gunnerus’s Flora Norvegica, and their typification. Taxon 65(5): 1088-1095, 8 figs.

Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

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