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Ulva latissima Gunnerus, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Ulva latissima Gunnerus 1766: 52, nom. illeg.

Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1766). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-viii, 1-96, [4], 3 pls. Nidrosia [Trondheim] & Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding & F.C. Pelt.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

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 A (Latin), widest, very wide.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
; "lettuce, sea"

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Created: 06 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cotton, A.D. (1910). On the growth of Ulva latissima, L. in water polluted by sewage. Kew Bulletin 1910: 15-19.
Cotton, A.D. (1911). On the growth of Ulva latissima in excessive quantity with special reference to the Ulva nuisance in Belfast Lough. In: Royal Commission on Sewage Disposal. (Anon. Eds) Vol. 1 (Appendix IV), pp. 121-142.
Frye, C.C. & Kershaw, G.B. (1911). Experiments upon the destruction of Ulva latissima, and upon the prevention of its growth by the removal of mussels.. Royal Commission on Sewage Disposal 1(7th Report): 143-144.
Thuret, G. (1854). Note sur la synonymie des Ulva lactuca et latissima, L., suivie de quelques remarques sur la tribu des Ulvacées. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 2: 17-32.

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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 26 September 2018.

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