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Ulva multifida J.E.Smith, nom. illeg. 1808

Publication details
Ulva multifida J.E.Smith 1808: pl. 1913, nom. illeg.

Published in: Smith, J.E. (1808). English botany; or, coloured figures of British plants, with their essential characters, synonyms, and places of growth. To which will be added, occasional remarks. Vol. 26 pp. pls. 1801-1872. London: printed for the author by J. Davis.

Publication date: April, 1808

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Type information
Type locality: Yarmouth, England (Womersley 1987: 260). Type: Turner; (Womersley 1987: 260). Notes: Womersley (1987: 260) notes that the type was not located in K or BM.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cleft into many parts (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Ulva multifida Turner, 1801. - (2 Jun 2011) - Wendy 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.

Key references
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.

Wynne, M.J. (2003). The original author of Ulva multifida is Dawson Turner (1801) not J.E. Smith (1808) (Notas Breves). Anales Jardín Botánico de Madrid 60: 453-454.

Created: 01 June 2005 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 16 September 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Turner, D. (1801). Ulva furcellata et multifida, descriptae. Journal für die Botanik, Schrader 1: 300-302, 1 plate.
Wynne, M.J. (2003). The original author of Ulva multifida is Dawson Turner (1801) not J.E. Smith (1808) (Notas Breves). Anales Jardín Botánico de Madrid 60: 453-454.

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