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Ulva gigantea (Kützing) Bliding

Publication details
Ulva gigantea (Kützing) Bliding 1969: 558

Published in: Bliding, C. (1969 '1968'). A critical survey of European taxa in Ulvales, Part II. Ulva, Ulvaria, Monostroma, Kornmannia. Botaniska Notiser 121: 535-629, 47 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Phycoseris gigantea Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Granville, Normandy, France (Bliding 1969: 558). Type: LD 938.91.527 (Bliding 1969: 558).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phycoseris gigantea Kützing 1843

Taxonomic notes
Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi (2014: 109) reject records of this entity from the Mediterranean Sea. - (1 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Hoeksema, B.W. & Hoek, C. van den (1983). The taxonomy of Ulva (Chlorophyceae) from the coastal region of Roscoff (Brittany, France). Botanica Marina 26: 65-86, 31 figs.

Kirkendale, L., Saunders, G.W. & Winberg, P. (2013). A molecular survey of Ulva (Chlorophyta) in temperate Australia reveals enhanced levels of cosmopolitanism. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 69-81.

Loughnane, C.J., McIvor, L.M., Rindi, F., Stengel, D.B. & Guiry, M.D. (2008). Morphology, rbcL phylogeny and distribution of distromatic Ulva (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) in Ireland and southern Britain. Phycologia 47: 416-429.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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