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Ulva olivacea Hornemann 1810

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva


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Ulva olivacea Hornemann
Original figure from Flora danica Pl. MCCCXXIX. 12 Nov 2019. © Out of copyright.


Gyrosigma compactum (Greville) Cleve

Ulva olivacea Hornemann Original figure from Flora danica Pl. MCCCXXIX
© Out of copyright

Publication details
Ulva olivacea Hornemann 1810: fasc. 24; pl. MCCCCXXIX

Published in: Hornemann, J.W. (1810). Icones plantarum...fasc. 24. . Havniae [Copenhagen].

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 Gomphonella olivacea (Hornemann) Rabenhorst

Type information
Type locality: “In rivulo prope Dams Mölle Siaelladniae inveni, saxis innascentem” [?Sweden] (Jahn & al. 2019: 231). Lectotype: 1810; C A9208 (Jahn & al. 2019: 231). Notes: Epitype: Germany, Berlin, Müggelsee (52.443233°N, 13.676318°E), 13 Feb. 2016, R. Jahn D129 (epi-: B, slide B 40 0042144, designated by Jahn et al. (2019: 231), prepared from strain D129_043 isolated by O. Skibbe, represented by Jahn et al. (2019: fig. 6Q). isolectotype: B, slide B 40 0042052, designated Jahn et al. (2019: 231, SEM and material available).

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
Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-72, 10 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 November 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Dangeard, P.[J.L.] (1951). Sur une espèce d'Ulva de nos côtes atlantiques (U. olivacea n. sp.). Le Botaniste 35: 27-34.

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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.

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