genus Ulva

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Noun1.genus Ulva - type genus of the family Ulvaceaegenus Ulva - type genus of the family Ulvaceae; green seaweed having a thallus two cells thick: sea lettuce
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
family Ulvaceae, sea-lettuce family, Ulvaceae - thin flat or tubular green algae
sea lettuce, laver - seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds
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The genus Ulva is best known for bromophenolic compounds, but also proteins, lipids and polysaccharides (Abdel-Fattah and Sary, 1987; Lahaye and Ray, 1996; Wahbeh, 1997; Flodin et al.