Ulva furfuracea Mertens ex 1813
Prasiola furfuracea (Mertens ex Hornemann) Trevisan Corrib River, Galway, Ireland
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Ulva furfuracea Mertens ex Hornemann 1813: pl. MCCCCLXXX1X
Published in: Hornemann, J.W. (1813). [Flora danica] Vol. 9, fasc. 25. pp. 1-8, pls MCCCCXLI-MD. Havniae [Copenhagen].
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prasiola furfuracea (Mertens ex Hornemann) Trevisan
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with bran-like scales or powder (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a terrestrial species.
Type locality: "Ad Lapides legit Hofmann Bang" [Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark] (Hornemann 1813: pl. MCCCCLXXXIX). Lectotype: original illustration (Hornemann 1813: pl. MCCCCLXXXIX).
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
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 June 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 October 2020.