Ulva punctata ( ) 1797
Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville intertidal rocky pool, South of Portugal, 2011
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Ulva punctata (Stackhouse) Stackhouse 1797: 405
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Description of Ulva punctata. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 236-237.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville
Fucus punctatus Stackhouse
Type locality: Weymouth, Dorset, England (Withering 1796: 405).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 August 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Stackhouse, J. (1797). Description of Ulva punctata. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 236-237.
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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 31 October 2020.