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Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Agaraceae
Genus Agarum

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Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Alaria esculenta, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; worn plants in late summer. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Alaria esculenta Clougher Strand, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 11 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore plants. 28 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; 2-3 m long plants at MLWS plants; modeled by Stefan Kraan. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls; dark areas are zoosporangial sori. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls; dark areas are zoosporangial sori. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds exposed at low water; 16-mm lens. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds exposed at low water
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory 1826: 194

Published in: Bory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M. (1826). Laminaire, Laminaria. In: Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle. (Audouin, I. et al. Eds) Vol. 9, pp. 187-194.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Agarum is Agarum clathratum Dumortier.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville

Basionym
Fucus esculentus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Widdowson 1971: 31). Lectotype: LINN 1274.63 (Widdowson 1971: 31).

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Created: 18 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 April 2011 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 20 April 2019.

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