Laminaria cloustonii Edmondston
Laminaria cloustonii Edmondston 1845: 54 ('cloustoni')
Published in: Edmondston, T. (1845). A flora of Shetland; comprehending a list of the flowering and cryptogamic plants of the Shetland Islands, with remarks on their topogaphy, geology and climate, &c. &c. pp. [i]- xxviii, -67, errata slip. Aberdeen: Geo. Clarke & Son.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria hyperborea (Gunnerus) Foslie
'First discriminated by the Rev. Chas. Clouston, Minister of Sandwick, Orkney.'
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The authority's name is often incorrecely spelled 'Edmonston'.
This is a marine species.
Scots Gaelic: Leag (Ohmi 1968).
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.
(as Laminaria cloustonii Edmondston)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), Ireland (Adams 1907, Cotton 1912, Cotton 1913), Spain (Miranda 1931, Miranda 1934), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1947).
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Jensen, A. & Haug, A. (1952). Fargereaksjon til adskillelse av Stortare (Laminaria cloustonii) og Fingertare (Laminaria digitata). Tidsskr. Kjemi, Bergvesen oc Metallurgi 8: 138-139.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2019.