Laminaria membranacea S.F.Gray
Laminaria membranacea S.F.Gray 1821: 384
Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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), membranous (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate, unwarranted change of epithet for Fucus phyllitis Stackhouse (Guiry, pers. comm.).
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 September 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Saier, B & Chapman, A.S. (2004). Crusts of the alien bryozoan Membranipora membranacea can negatively impact spore output from native kelps (Laminaria longicruris). Botanica Marina 47: 265-271, 5 figs.
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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 23 February 2019.