Ulva capensis , nom. illeg. 1851
Ulva capensis Areschoug 1851: 15-16, nom. illeg.
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1851). Phyceae capenses, quarum particulam primam, venia ampliss. philos. facult. Upsaliens., praeside J. E. Areschoug... pro gradu philosophico p.p. Johannes Conradus Carlberg gothoburgensis. In auditorio Gustaviano die vii maj mdccli. H.A.M.S. pp. 1-32. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: excudebat Reg. Acad. Typographus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva uncialis (Kützing) Montagne
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: superfluous name for Phycoseris uncialis Kützing 1849. [INA] - (3 Apr 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Table Bay and Algoa Bay, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 752).
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
Created: 05 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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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.