Laminaria religiosa Miyabe in Okamura 1902: 131
Original publication: Miyabe, K. (1902). [On the Laminariaceae of Hokkaido]. Hokkaido Aquatic Products Investigation Reports Hokkaido Government Colonization Resources Development Department 3: 1-60, 41 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Saccharina religiosa (Miyabe) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
(as Laminaria religiosa Miyabe)
Japanese: Hosame-kombu, Saimatsu-kombu (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
Distribution by country
Source of synonymy
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Laminaria&species=religiosa
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Laminaria&Species=religiosa
Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Lee, J.E. (1992). Gametogenesis and early sporophyte development of Laminaria religiosa Miyabe in the east coast of Korea. Korean Journal of Phycology 7(1): 109-119, 8 figs, 4 tables.
Maruyama, H. & Yamamoto, I. (1984). An antitumour fucoidan fraction from an edible brown seaweed, Laminaria religiosa. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 11: 534-536.
Maruyama, H., Nakajima, J.& Yamamoto, I. (1987). A study on the anti-coagulant and fibrinolytic activities of a crude fucoidan from the edible brown seaweed Laminaria religiosa, with special reference to its inhibitory effect on the growth of sarcoma-180 ascites cells subcutaneously implanted into mice. Kitasato Arch. Exp. Med. 60: 105-121.
Matsuyama, K. (1985). Seasonal changes in photosynthetic rates of Laminaria religiosa (Phaeophyceae) for the presumption of production. Sci. Rep. Hokkaido Fish. Exp. Sta. 27: 91-99.
Suzuki, S., Furuya, K., Kawai, T. & Takeuchi, I. (2007). Growth and annual production of the brown alga Laminaria religiosa introduced into the Uwa Sea in southern Japan. Phycological Research 55(4): 272-277.
Yotsukura, N., Kawashima, S., Kawai, T., Abe, T. & Dreuhl, L.D. (2008). A systematic re-examination of four Laminaria species: L. japonica, L. religiosa, L. ochotensis and L. diabolica. Journal of Japanese Botany 83: 165-176.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.