Holotype species: Phycodendrum saccharinum (Linnaeus) Kuntze
Currently accepted name for the type species: Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders
Original publication and holotype designation: Kuntze, O. (1898). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars III (3). pp. 1-576. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina.
Numbers of names and species: There are 29 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 01 January 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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