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Laminaria longissima Miyabe

Publication details
Laminaria longissima Miyabe in Okamura 1902: 132

Published in: Okamura, K. (1902). Nippon Sorui-meii [Book listing Japanese Algae]. pp. i-vi, 1-276. Tokyo: Keigyosha. [in Japanese]

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 longissima (Miyabe) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
1902: 131 (INA). - (20 Oct 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Laminaria longissima Miyabe)
Chinese: Hai Dai, Hai Tai, Kunpu (Madlener 1977).

Japanese: Naga-Kombu, Ma Kombu, Nimotsu-Kombu, Gimberi-Kombu, Kimberi-Kombu, Mizu-Kombu, Shima-kombu, Wakaoi (Madlener 1977).

Type information
Lectotype locality: Konbumori [Hokkaido, Japan] (Noda 1975: 325). Lectotype: Miyabe; July1894; SAPA (Noda 1975: 325, fig. 10).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Laminaria longissima Miyabe)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998).

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Miyabe, K. (1902). On the Laminariaceae of Hokkaido. Journal of the Sapporo Agricultural College 1: 1-50, pls I-XXIX.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 October 2016 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.)

Kitamura, K., Matsuo, M. & Yasui, T. (1991). Fucoidan from brown seaweed Laminaria angustata var. longissima. Agr Biol Chem Tokyo 55(2): 615-616.
Okamura, K. & Ueda, S. (1925). On Laminaria angustata Kjellm. and L. longissima Miyabe. Journal of the Imperial Fisheries Institute, Tokyo 21(2): 20-25.
Yabu, H. (1965). Nuclear division in the zoosporangium of Laminaria angustata var. longissima Miyabe, and Kjellmaniella gyrata (Kjellm.) Miyabe. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 15: 205-206.

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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 17 February 2019.

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