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Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

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

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Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Alaria esculenta, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; worn plants in late summer. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Alaria esculenta Clougher Strand, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 11 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore plants. 28 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; 2-3 m long plants at MLWS plants; modeled by Stefan Kraan. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls; dark areas are zoosporangial sori. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls; dark areas are zoosporangial sori. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds exposed at low water; 16-mm lens. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Laminaria esculenta (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817: 16

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville

Basionym
Fucus esculentus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Widdowson 1971: 31). Lectotype: LINN 1274.63 (Widdowson 1971: 31).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), edible (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

Created: 02 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 21 June 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1796 times since it was created.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)


Bringloe, T.T., Bartlett, C.A.B., Bergeron, E.S., Cripps, K.S.A., Daigle, N.J., Gallagher, P.O., Gallant, A.D., Giberson, R.O.J., Greenough, S.J., Lamb, J.M., Leonard, T.W., Mackay, J.A., McKenzie, A.D., Persaud, S.M., Sheng, T., Mills, A.M.E.S., Moore, T.E. & Saunder, G.W. (2018). Detecting Alaria esculenta and Laminaria digitata (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) gametophytes in red algae, with consideration of distribution patterns in the intertidal zone. Phycologia 57(1): 1-8.
Garbary, D.J. & Clarke, B. (2002). Intraplant variation in nuclear DNA content in Laminaria saccharina and Alaria esculenta (Phaeophyceae). Botanica Marina 45: 211-216.
Han, T. & Kain (Jones), J.M. (1993). Note: Blue light photoreactivation in ultraviolet-irradiated young sporophytes of Alaria esculenta and Laminaria saccharina (Phaeophyta). Journal of Phycology 29: 79 -81, 3 figs, 1 table.
Han, T. (1994). Growth responses of early sporophytes of Alaria esculenta and Laminaria hyperborea to light qualities. Korean Journal of Phycology 9(1): 67-75, 6 figs, 2 tables.

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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 April 2019.

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