Laminaria saccharina var. latissima C.
Laminaria saccharina var. latissima C.Agardh 1817: 18
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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), sugary (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also proposed by Batters, 1902, J. Bot. (London) 40 (suppt.): 47, with basionym Fucus saccharinus var. latissimus Turner 1811 - (12 Dec 2015) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a marine species.
Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.
Created: 02 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 December 2015 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Íñiguez, C., Carmona, R., Lorenzo, M.R., Niell, F.X., Wiencke, C. & Gordillo, F.J.L. (2016). Increased temperature, rather than elevated CO2, modulates the carbon assimilation of the Artic kelps Saccharina latissima and Laminaria solidungula. Marine Biology 163(12): 248-266.
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda 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 February 2019.