Ulva latissima var. umbilicalis ( ) C.
Ulva latissima var. umbilicalis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1823: 408
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], -531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing
Ulva umbilicalis Linnaeus
Type locality: "in Oceano" (Linnaeus 1753: 1163). Epitype: J. Brodie & P.K. Hayes; 23 July 1998; From the back of a limpet. BM 000769632 (Brodie et al. 2008: 1330). Notes: A lectotype was designated by Brodie & Irvine (2003: 130) as Dillenius, Hist. Musc.: Pl. 8: fig. 3 (1742 '1741'). An epitype, the lectotype of Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing, q.v. from Scotland, was subsequently selected by Brodie et al. (2008: 1330).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), widest, very wide.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 23 March 2017 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 22 September 2018.