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Ulva cuneata Forsskål 1775

Publication details
Ulva cuneata Forsskål 1775: 188

Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. [1]-32, [i]- xxxvi, ... [1]-219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wedge-shaped (Brown 1956).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Papenfuss (1968: 11), the identity of this species is unknown and vouher material does not exist. Zanardini (1858: 287) listed the name as a synonym of Caulerpa chemnitzia (=Caulerpa racemosa var. turbinata.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 29 October 2020.

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