Ulva fusca , nom. illeg.
Ulva fusca Hudson 1778: 567, nom. illeg.
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum Britanniæ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopæorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a sombre brown, but often used to indicate darkness of colour (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Probably illegitimate: includes reference to Ulva latissima Linnaeus. - (17 Jun 2008) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Habitat in rupibus et saxis submarinus prope Sheerness in insulae Shepey copiose [Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, north Kent, England] (Hudson 1778: 567).
Created: 17 June 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 December 2018.