Conferva compressa ( ) , nom. illeg. 1797
Ulva compressa Linnaeus Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at high water where freshwater is being discharged onto the shore
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Conferva compressa (Linnaeus) Roth 1797: 161, nom. illeg.
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, -244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Type locality: "Habitat in Europae mari & tectis maritimis" [Probably Bognor, Sussex, England] (Hayden & al. 2003: 289). Lectotype: Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 8) (epitype) OXF (Hayden & al. 2003: 289). Notes: Northern Europe (Lipkin & Silva 2002).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: non Conferva compressa Withering 1776
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.