Ulva prolifera O.F.Müller 1778

Ulva prolifera O.F.Müller

Ulva prolifera O.F.Müllerrecolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira.

Publication Details
Ulva prolifera O.F.Müller 1778: 7, pl. DCCLXIII [763]: fig. 1

Published in: Müller, O.F. (1778). Flroa danica. Vol. 5, fasc. 13 pp. 8, Plates 721-780. Havniae [Copenhagen].

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

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: "U. p. tubulosa simplex teres, adultior compressiuscula. In fossa ad Nebbelund Lalandiae" [Lolland, Denmark]; Lectotype: Müller, 1778: pl. 763, fig. 1: Thallus of D11 strain cultured by Hiraoka fro zoid produced by the thallus originally collected by Takano at the southern coast of Nebbelunde (54°38.933'N, 11°21.583'E) in Lolland Island, Denmark, 14 August 2010, HHIRAOKA001 deposited in Herb. of Kochi Un (epitype) (Cui et al. 2018) Notes: Isoepitypes: HIRAOKA002-004 deposited in Usa Marine Biological Institute, Kochi University. Womersley (1984; 156, 157) reports that the type is from Lolland, Denmark and that it has been lost. Lolland Island, Denmark (O'Kelly et al. 2010).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 November 2021

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