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Laminaria groenlandica Rosenvinge

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Laminaria

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Laminaria groenlandica Rosenvinge
Cape Blanco, Oregon; Dec. 2011, drift. 13 Feb 2012. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood .

Laminaria groenlandica Rosenvinge
Cape Blanco, Oregon; Dec. 2011, drift. 13 Feb 2012. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood .

Laminaria groenlandica Rosenvinge
Cape Blanco, Oregon; Dec. 2011, drift. 13 Feb 2012. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood .

 

Zonaria interrupta (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh

Saccharina groenlandica (Rosenvinge) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders Cape Blanco, Oregon; Dec. 2011, drift
© Wendell Wood

Publication details
Laminaria groenlandica Rosenvinge 1893: 847

Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laminaria is Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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), from or pertaining to Greenland.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Greenland (Silva 1996-to date). Type: C 85963 (Longtin & Saunders 2015: fig. 6). Notes: 15 syntypes (Longtin & Saunders, 2015: 445).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laminaria groenlandica Rosenvinge)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957, Lee 1980).

Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Lund 1959).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Lindstrom 1977, Scagel et al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989, Lane et al. 2006), California (CA) (Scagel et al. 1989), Labrador (Taylor 1957), Oregon (OR) (Hansen 1997), Washington (WA) (Scagel et al. 1989).

Source of current name
Longtin, C.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2015). On the utility of mucilage ducts as a taxonomic character in Laminaria and Saccharina (Phaeophyceae) - the conundrum of S. groenlandica. Phycologia 54(5): 440-450.

Key references
Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.

Created: 05 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 November 2015 by Wendy 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.)

Calvin, N.I. & Ellis, R.J. (1981). Growth of subtidal Laminaria groenlandica in southeastern Alaska related to season and depth. Botanica Marina 24: 107-114.
Druehl, L.D., Cabot, E.L. & Lloyd, K.E. (1987). Seasonal growth of Laminaria groenlandica as a function of plant age. Canadian Journal of Botany 65: 1599-1604.
Harrison, P.J., Druehl, L.D., Lloyd, K.E. & Thompson, P.A. (1986). Nitrogen uptake kinetics in three year-classes of Laminaria groenlandica (Lamnariales: Phaeophyta). Marine Biology, Berlin 93: 29-35.
Longtin, C.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2015). On the utility of mucilage ducts as a taxonomic character in Laminaria and Saccharina (Phaeophyceae) - the conundrum of S. groenlandica. Phycologia 54(5): 440-450.
Schmitz, K. & Srivastava, L.M. (1974). Fine structure and development of sieve tubes in Laminaria groenlandica Rosenv.. Cytobiologie 10: 66-87.
Wilce, R.T. (1960). Studies in the genus Laminaria II. Laminaria groenlandica L. K. Rosenv.. Botaniska Notiser 113: 203-209.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.

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