Ulva enteromorpha var. compressa ( ) Le 1863
Ulva compressa Linnaeus Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
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Ulva enteromorpha var. compressa (Linnaeus) Le Jolis 1863: 44
Published in: Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Lahaye, M. & Jegou, D. (1993). Chemical and physical-chemical characteristics of dietary fibres from Ulva lactuca (L.) Thuret and Enteromorpha compressa (L.) Grev.. Journal of Applied Phycology 5: 195-200.
Percival, E. (1964). Polysaccharides of the green seaweeds, Ulva lactuca and Enteromorpha compressa. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 4: 360-365.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.