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Udotea argentea Zanardini 1858

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Udoteaceae
Genus Udotea

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Udotea argentea Zanardini
Montebello Islands, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Udotea argentea Zanardini
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Udotea argentea Zanardini
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Udotea argentea Zanardini
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 13 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Udotea argentea Zanardini
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 13 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Udotea argentea Zanardini
Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Udotea argentea Zanardini
Montebello Islands, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Calliblepharis preissiana (Sonder) Harvey

Udotea argentea Zanardini Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Udotea is Corallina flabellum J.Ellis & Solander.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), silvery.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Udotea argentea f. typica A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1911

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. Suez in sabulosis profundioribus. Portier!" [Port Suez, Egypt] (Zanardini 1858: 290).

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Key references
Cribb, A.B. (1960). Records of marine algae from south-eastern Queensland V. University of Queensland Papers, Department of Botany 4: 3-31, 9 pls.

Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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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