Enteromorpha vulgaris var. compressa ( ) Edmondston 1845
Ulva compressa Linnaeus Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on peir wall
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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, -67, errata slip. Aberdeen: Geo. Clarke & Son.
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), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 August 2020.