Ulva longissima 1776
Ulva longissima Gunnerus 1776: 128, pl. VII : fig. 2
Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1776 '1772'). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Pars posterior, cum iconibus. pp. [i]- viii, -148, indices, pls I-IX. Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Impensis Frederici Christiani 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), very long (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Norway (Gunnerus 1776: 128). Epitype: M. Foslie: Norway, Finnmark, Kistrand, 1880; TRH (Jørgensen 2012: 64047). Notes: "Lectotype (designated here): [icon in] Gunnerus, Fl. Norveg. 2: t. 7, f. 2. 1776. Epitype (designated here): Norway, Finnmark, Kistrand, 1880, M. Foslie (TRH)."
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.
Source of current name
Jørgensen, P.M. (2012). New names in Gunnerus’s Flora Norvegica, and their typification. Taxon 65(5): 1088-1095, 8 figs.
Created: 07 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 06 April 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 November 2020.