Ulva caprina 1776
Ulva caprina Gunnerus 1776: 127, pl. VI : fig. 4
Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1776 '1772'). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Pars posterior, cum iconibus. pp. [i]- viii, -148, indices, pls I-IX. Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Impensis Frederici Christiani Pelt.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Type locality: Norway (Gunnerus 1776). Epitype: TRH Specimen 1001.1 in herb. Gunnerus (Jørgensen 2012 Notes: "Lectotype (designated here): [icon in] Gunnerus, Fl. Norveg. 2: t. 6, f. 4. 1776." (Jørgensen 2012: 1093).
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.
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
Verified by: 06 April 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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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.