Enteromorpha caerulescens Harvey 1860: 333
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), becoming sky-blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Enteromorpha is now included in Ulva (Hayden et al., 2003) but no formal transfer has been proposed for this entity.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Loo Choo Islands ; in stagnant pools of fresh water." [Ryukyu-retto, Japan] (Harvey 1860: 333). Type: Charles Wright; TCD?
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Enteromorpha caerulescens Harvey)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 January 2020.