Ulvella lens   P. L. Crouan & H. M. Crouan,  1859 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Chlorophyta
Class: Ulvophyceae
Order:Ulvales
Family:Ulvellaceae

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Description
Size: Plant 1-5 mm diameter.

Irregularly placed cells of the central portion 5-10(-20) µ diameter; cells filamentously oriented towards the margin, 3-4(-15) µ broad by 15-30 µ long, the peripheral ones often forked.

Epiphytic on other algae.


Synonym (s)
Phyllactidium lens (P. L. Crouan & H. M. Crouan) P. L. Crouan & H. M. Crouan, 1867
(Homotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky

Biogeography


• Maharashtra INDIA
• INDIA
• MALDIVES
• PAKISTAN

Literature Source(s)
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Shameel, M (1977) Contributions to the Chaetophoraceae (Chlorophyta) of the coast of Karachi Botanica Marina 21 387-391 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Oza, RM and Zaidi, SH (2001) A revised checklist of Indian marine algae Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Taylor, WR (1972) Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas University of Michigan Press 870 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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