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Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle 1805

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva

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Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; old frond. 05 May 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; base of frond. 08 Mar 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
Schilksee, Kieler Bight, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Baltic Sea; growing on harbour boulders; 3 m depth,. 06 Dec 2004. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
Dog's Bay, Roundstone, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at low water with Himanthalia elongata. 27 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants at MLWS with Ulva (Sea Lettuce). 29 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle
New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants at MLWS. 29 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Cladophora corallicola Børgesen

Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; base of frond
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ulva lactuca var. latissima (Linnaeus) A.P.De Candolle 1805: 9

Published in: Lamarck, J.B., de & De Candolle, A.P. (1805). Flore française, ou descriptions succinctes de toutes les plants qui croissent naturellement en France, disposées selon une nouvelle méthode d'analyse, et précédées par un exposé des principes élémentaires de la botanique. Troisième Édition. Tome second. . pp. i-xii, 1-600, 1 folded map. Parisiis [Paris]: Chez H. Agasse, rue de Poitevine, No. 6 de l'Imprimerie de Stoupe, An XIII (1805).
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Publication date: 17 September 1805

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

Basionym
Ulva latissima Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Europe (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lettuce (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

Nomenclatural notes
The name Ulva latissima L. , upon which Ulva lactuca var. latissima is based, has traditionally been misapplied to representatives of the genus with very broad, sheet-link fronds, whereas the type is referable to Laminaria saccharina (L.) Lamouroux (see Silva, 1952: 295; Papenfuss, 1960: 303). European records are apparently referable to Ulva gigantea (Kützing) Bliding (Silva, Meñez & Moe, 1987: 94).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.

Created: 15 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 December 2017 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.)

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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