Enteromorpha tubulosa [Status Unaccepted]   (Kutzing) Kutzing,  1856 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Ulvophyceae
Order:Ulvales
Family:Ulvaceae

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Description
Color: Dark green

Thalli simple, slender, occasionally with short proliferations at base, tubular throughout, somewhat compressed above, about 18 cm in height. Cells in regular longitudinal series, often also in regular transverse series, in surface view, square or rectangular, 11-15 µm diameter, with one chloroplast and one pyrenoid. Membrane of the tube about 23 µm thick.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Used for food)

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti (Lat: 10.57) (Long: 72.62) INDIA
• Goa, Anjuna INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchchendur (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 78.13) INDIA (Record: 06/1992-05/1993)
• Lakshadweep, Agatti INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA
• Karnataka, Honavar INDIA (Record: 01/1985-12/1985)
• Karnataka, Bhatkal INDIA (Record: 01/1985-12/1985)
• Tamil Nadu, Muthupet INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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