Udotea argentea 1858
Udotea argentea Zanardini Palau Islands, West Pacific
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Udotea argentea Zanardini 1858: 290
Published in: Zanardini, J.[=G.] (1858 '1857'). Plantarum in mari Rubro hucusque collectarum enumerato (juvante A. Figari). Memoirie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 7: 209-309, pls III-XIV.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), silvery.
Udotea argentea f. typica A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1911
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Hab. Suez in sabulosis profundioribus. Portier!" [Port Suez, Egypt] (Zanardini 1858: 290).
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Kooistra, W.H.C.F. (2002). Molecular phylogenies of Udoteaceae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) reveal nonmonophyly for Udotea, Penicillus and Chlorodesmis. Phycologia 41: 453-462.
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