Enteromorpha complanata Kützing 1845
Enteromorpha complanata Kützing 1845: 248
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, -340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Type locality: Baltic Sea and North Sea, Germany (Silva & al. 1996: 730).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened out, usually in one plane (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha complanata Kützing)
Europe: Sweden (Kylin 1949).
Source of current name
Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1998). Molecular and morphological analysis of Enteromorpha intestinalis and E. compressa (Chlorophyta) in the British Isles. Journal of Phycology 34: 319-340.
Created: 29 November 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 15 March 2018 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 18 May 2021.