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Laminaria repens Ruprecht

Publication details
Laminaria repens Ruprecht 1850: 158, 159

Published in: Ruprecht, F.J. (1850). Algae ochotenses. Die ersten sicheren Nachrichten ├╝ber die Tange des Ochotskischen Meeres. pp. 1-243, 10 pls. St. Petersburg: Buchdruckerei der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laminaria is Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Lessonia repens Ruprecht 185 = Laminaria repens Ruprecht 1850, both names being proposed by Ruprecht as possible alternatives. This species [Lessonia repens] is dubious and requires further investigation" (Asensi & de Reviers 2009: 213, table 1). - (12 Apr 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Ochtoskichen Meer" [Okhotshean Sea] (Asensi & de Reviers 2009: 213, table 1).

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Key references
Asensi, A. & de Reviers, B. (2009). Illustrated catalogue of types of species historically assigned to Lessonia (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) preserved at PC, including a taxonomic study of three South-American species with a description of L. searlesiana sp. nov. and a new lectotypification of L. flavicans. Cryptogamie, Algologie 30(3): 209-249.

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M.D. 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 23 February 2019.

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