Enteromorpha vulgaris var. compressa (Linnaeus) Edmondston 1845

Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Current name: Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland - 18 April 2011. M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Enteromorpha vulgaris var. compressa (Linnaeus) Edmondston 1845: 64

Published in: Edmondston, T. (1845). A flora of Shetland; comprehending a list of the flowering and cryptogamic plants of the Shetland Islands, with remarks on their topogaphy, geology and climate, &c. &c. pp. [i]- xxviii, [1]-67, errata slip. Aberdeen: Geo. Clarke & Son.

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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 compressa Linnaeus.

Basionym
Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Type Information
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), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 March 2006

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 March 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2024

 
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