Lyngbya speciosa Carmichael in Harvey apud Hooker 1833: 371
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulothrix speciosa (Carmichael) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), showy, splendid (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The description was provided by Carmichael and the name can thus be attributed to him. - (4 Jan 2008) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Harvey 1833: 371).
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.