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Ulva caprina Gunnerus 1776

Publication details
Ulva caprina Gunnerus 1776: 127, pl. VI [6]: fig. 4

Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1776 '1772'). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Pars posterior, cum iconibus. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-148, indices, pls I-IX. Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Impensis Frederici Christiani Pelt.
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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 Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Norway (Gunnerus 1776). Epitype: TRH Specimen 1001.1 in herb. Gunnerus (Jørgensen 2012 Notes: "Lectotype (designated here): [icon in] Gunnerus, Fl. Norveg. 2: t. 6, f. 4. 1776." (Jørgensen 2012: 1093).

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
Jørgensen, P.M. (2012). New names in Gunnerus’s Flora Norvegica, and their typification. Taxon 65(5): 1088-1095, 8 figs.

Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

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