Laminaria maxima (Gunnerus) Kjellman 1877
Laminaria maxima (Gunnerus) Kjellman 1877: 25
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders.
Ulva maxima Gunnerus
Type locality: Norway; (Gunnerus 1776: 127) Epitype: M. Foslie; Norway, Nordland, Roberg 1884; TRH; (Jørgensen 2012) Notes: "Lectotype (designated here): [icon in] Gunnerus, Fl. Norveg. 2: t. 7, f. 5. 1776 – Epitype (designated here): Norway, Nordland, Roberg, 1884, M. Foslie (TRH). The epitype is a young specimen of Laminaria saccharina (L.) Lamour. according to Foslie (1885)."
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), largest.
This is a marine species.
Created: 06 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi.
Last updated: 23 September 2004
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022