Definition of Genus Ulva
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Ulvaceae; green seaweed having a thallus two cells thick: sea lettuce.
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Family Ulvaceae, Sea-lettuce Family, Ulvaceae
Member holonyms: Laver, Sea Lettuce
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ulva
Literary usage of Genus Ulva
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants [&c.] by James Sowerby, Charles Johnson, James Edward Smith (1846)
"Marine plants, separated from the old genus Ulva by Agardh, on account of the purple colour of the species, which ihe name, from the Greek ..."
2. Lessons in Elementary Biology by Thomas Jeffery Parker (1897)
"Another of the flat, leaf-like, green sea-weeds is the very common genus Ulva, sometimes called "sea-lettuce." It consists of irregular, more or less lobed ..."
3. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"... comprises the plants of the old genus Ulva. Fronds membranaceous (oroad, or in narrow slips], thin, of a grass-green color. Their substance consists of ..."
4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... exhibits a latticed plate; species of the genus Ulva have plate-shaped chlorophyll bodies which lie close to the wall; in the cells of ..."
5. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1797)
"... fome of the plants arranged in the genus ULVA, but in other particulars by no means .accords with thje generic character, ..."