Ulva fusca , nom. illeg. 1778
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
Type locality: Habitat in rupibus et saxis submarinus prope Sheerness in insulae Shepey copiose [Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, north Kent, England] (Hudson 1778: 567).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a sombre brown, but often used to indicate darkness of colour (Stearn 1985).
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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2021.