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Enteromorpha gracillima G.S.West 1912

Publication details
Enteromorpha gracillima G.S.West 1912: 81, figs 43, 44

Published in: West, G.S. (1912). Fresh-water algae. Annals of the South African Museum 9: 61-91, pls, I, II.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enteromorpha is Enteromorpha intestinalis (Linnaeus) Nees.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva gracillima (G.S.West) Škaloud & Leliaert

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: South Africa: Cape Province: Gansfontein, Karoo (West 1912: 81).

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
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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