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Ulothrix speciosa (Carmichael) Kützing 1849

Publication details
Ulothrix speciosa (Carmichael) Kützing 1849: 348

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulothrix is Ulothrix tenuissima Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Lyngbya speciosa Carmichael

Type information
Type locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Harvey 1833: 371).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), showy, splendid (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulothrix zonata var. speciosa (Carmichael) Stockmayer
Lyngbya speciosa Carmichael 1833
Hormotrichum speciosum (Carmichael) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1852
Urospora speciosa (Carmichael) Leblond ex Hamel 1931

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva speciosa Carmichael ex Areschoug 1850

Taxonomic notes
According to Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp, 2000, Ulothrix flexuosa Kornmann is a synonym.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

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Berger-Perrot, Y. (1981). Mise sur le problème concernant l'Ulothrix speciosa (Carm. ex Harvey) Kützing et l'Urospora kornmanii Berger-Perrot. Etude comparée de la réproduction et du cycle de développement des deux espèces sur les côtes de Bretagne. Phycologia 20: 147-164.

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