Laminaria repens Ruprecht 1850: 158, 159
Published in: Ruprecht, F.J. (1850). Algae ochotenses. Die ersten sicheren Nachrichten über die Tange des Ochotskischen Meeres. pp. 1-243, 10 pls. St. Petersburg: Buchdruckerei der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"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
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Ochtoskichen Meer" [Okhotshean Sea] (Asensi & de Reviers 2009: 213, table 1).
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.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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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.