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Monostroma latissimum Wittrock

Publication details
Monostroma latissimum Wittrock 1866: 33, pl. I [1]: fig. 4

Published in: Wittrock, V.B. (1866). Försök till en Monographie öfver Algslägtet Monostroma. pp. 1-66, IV plates, folded scheme [= 14 figs]. Stockholm: Akademisk Afhandling.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Monostroma is Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Wittrock says 'Ulva latissima Kützing non Linnaeus', apparently a reference to the entry for Ulva latissima in Kützing (Tab. Phyc., 7, Vol. VI: pl. 14: figs a-e). - (20 Jun 2008) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Usually in marine and brackish water. However, it is also reported from freshwater habitats. - (16 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Common names

(as Monostroma latissimum Wittrock)
Chinese: Hai Tsai (Madlener 1977), Hai-cai (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

English: Jade Nori (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Japanese: Awo-Nori (Madlener 1977), Aonori, Hitoegusa (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983), Aonoriko (McConnaughey 1985).

Type information
Syntype localities: Various, including Europe, North America and New Zealand (Wittrock 1866: 33).

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Key references
Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Bast, F. (2015). Taxonomic reappraisal of Monostromataceae (Ulvophyceae: Chlorophyta) based on multi-locus phylogeny. Webbia: Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Geography 70: 43-57, 7 figs.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Tatewaki, M. (1972). Life history and systematics in Monostroma. In: Contributions to the Systematics of the Benthic Marine Algae of the North Pacific. (Abbott, I.A. & Kurogi, M. Eds), pp. 1-15. Kobe, Japan: Japanese Society of Phycology.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Chen, Y.-C. (1998). Development of protoplasts from holdfasts and vegetative thalli of Monostroma latissimum (Chlorophyta, Monostromatacae) for algal seed stock. Journal of Phycology 34: 1075-1081, 10 figs, 1 table.
Chen, Y.-C. (2012). A simple method for isolating filaments as "algal seed stock" from Monostroma latissimum (Chlorophyta) germlings, and application for mass cultivation (Note). Journal of Phycology 48(1): 246-247.
Yoshida, K. (1967). On the aplanospores of Monostroma latissimum (Kuetzing) Wittrock built within cysts and further development. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 15: 1-8.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2019.

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