Ulva maxima Gunnerus 1772: 127, pl. 7: fig. 5
Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1772). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Pars posterior, cum iconibus. pp. [i]- viii, -148, indices, pls I-IX. Nidrosia [Trondheim]; Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding; F.C. Pelt.
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), largest.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Created: 06 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 02 November 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 20 February 2019.