Agarum esculentum ( ) Bory de Saint-Vincent
Agarum esculentum (Linnaeus) Bory de Saint-Vincent 1826: 194
Original publication: 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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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville
Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Widdowson 1971: 31). Lectotype: LINN 1274.63 (Widdowson 1971: 31).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), edible (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Agarum&species=esculentum
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=Agarum&Species=esculentum
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. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.