Tubularia compressa ( )
Ulva compressa Linnaeus Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman
Tubularia compressa (Linnaeus) Roussel 1806: 98
Published in: Roussel, H.F.A. (1806). Flore du Calvados et terreins adjacents, composée suivant la méthode de Jussieu, comparée avec de celle de Tournefort et de Linné. IIe Edition, dans lequelle les cryptogames sont distribuées par séries, où l'on a rénui quelques genres nouveaux. pp. 6-340, . A Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson, rue Froide-Rue.
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 et al. 2003: 289). Lectotype: Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 8) (epitype) OXF (Hayden et 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.
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: 27 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1450 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=48784
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2019.