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Alaria tenuifolia Setchell

Publication details
Alaria tenuifolia Setchell 1903: 273

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1903). Algae of northwestern America. University of California Publications in Botany 1: 165-418, Plates 17-27.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Alaria is Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria marginata Postels & Ruprecht

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Alaria tenuifolia f. typica Setchell 1903

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Alaska: Amaknak Island, Unalaska Bay (Setchell & Gardner 1903: 273). Holotype: UC 96659 (Setchell & Gardner 1903: 273).

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Source of current name
Lane, C.E., Lindstrom, S.C. & Saunders, G.W. (2007). A molecular assessment of northeast Pacific Alaria species (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) with reference to the utility of DNA barcoding . Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 634-648.

Key references
Widdowson, T.B. (1971). A taxonomic revision of the genus Alaria Greville. Syesis 4: 11-49.

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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 19 February 2019.

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