Monostroma fuscum f. splendens ( ) Collins
Monostroma fuscum f. splendens (Ruprecht) Collins 1903: 12
Original publication: Collins, F.S. (1903). The Ulvaceae of North America. Rhodora 5: 1-31, Plates 41-43.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Ulvaria fusca (Wittrock) Vinogradova
Ulva splendens Ruprecht
Type locality: Alaska: western Aleutian Islands (Silva 1996-to date).
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.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Monostroma fuscum f. splendens (Ruprecht) Collins)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Monostroma&species=fuscum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Monostroma&Species=fuscum
Created: 10 August 2012 by Michael Guiry
Verified by: 10 August 2012 by Michael Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 98 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Tatewaki, M. (1963). The life history of Monostroma fuscum var. splendens. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 76: 381-387.
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Cite this record as:
Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.