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Saccharina longicruris (Bachelot de la Pylaie) Kuntze

Publication details
Saccharina longicruris (Bachelot de la Pylaie) Kuntze 1891: 915

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars I. pp. i-clvi, 1-374. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Saccharina is Saccharina plana Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Laminaria longicruris Bachelot de la Pylaie

Type information
Type locality: Terre-Neuve: Saint-Pierre & Miquelon [Newfoundland, Canada]

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laminaria longicruris Bachelot de la Pylaie 1824
Hafgygia longicruris (De la Pyl.) Aresch. 1883

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Laminaria longicruris Bachelot de la Pylaie)
English: Kelp, Oarweed (Madlener 1977), Atlantic Kombu (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laminaria longicruris Bachelot de la Pylaie)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957, Lee 1980), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen et al. 1999).

Europe: Ireland (Anonymous 1869, Adams 1907, Morton 1994).

Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Pedersen 1976).

North America: Connecticut (Taylor 1957, Schneider, Suyemoto & Yarish 1979), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), Nova Scotia (Schmidt & Scheibling 2006), Québec (Taylor 1957), Rhode Island (Taylor 1957), Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Taylor 1957).

(as Saccharina longicruris (Bachelot de la Pylaie) Kuntze)
Atlantic Islands: Greenland (Pedersen 2011).

North America: Baffin Island (Küpper et al. 2016).

Key references
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.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

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