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Ulva usneoides Bonnemaison, nom. inval.

Publication details
Ulva usneoides Bonnemaison in J.Agardh 1883: 159 [as 157], nom. inval.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the lichen genus Usnea.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: "manuscript name in Herb. C. Agardh in synonymy of Enteromorpha usneoides J. Agardh" (INA). - (1 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1998). Molecular and morphological analysis of Enteromorpha intestinalis and E. compressa (Chlorophyta) in the British Isles. Journal of Phycology 34: 319-340.

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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 17 October 2019.

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