Ulva pulchra , nom. inval. 1976
Ulva pulchra Jaasund Tanzania
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Ulva pulchra Jaasund 1976: 3, fig. 6, nom. inval.
Published in: Jaasund, E. (1976). Intertidal seaweeds in Tanzania. pp. [i-iii], 1-159, 288 figs, 12 plates. Tromsø, Norway: University of Tromsø.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, fair, pretty.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Silva et al. (1996: 749): "When Jaasund (1976) first proposed the name Ulva pulchra, he did not provide a Latin diagnosis or indicate a type, thus failing to satisfy Arts. 36.2 and 37.1. In his next treatment, Jaasund (1977a) supplied a Latin diagnosis but failed to indicate a type. The name is still invalid." - (10 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Intended type locality: Tanzania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 749).
Jaasund, E. (1977). Marine algae in Tanzania V. Botanica Marina 20: 333-338, 3 figs.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
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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 26 October 2020.