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Saccharina groenlandica (Rosenvinge) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders

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

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Saccharina groenlandica (Rosenvinge) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders
Cape Blanco, Oregon; Dec. 2011, drift. 13 Feb 2012. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood .

Saccharina groenlandica (Rosenvinge) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders
Cape Blanco, Oregon; Dec. 2011, drift. 13 Feb 2012. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood .

Saccharina groenlandica (Rosenvinge) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders
Cape Blanco, Oregon; Dec. 2011, drift. 13 Feb 2012. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood .

 

Zonaria interrupta (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh

Saccharina groenlandica (Rosenvinge) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders Cape Blanco, Oregon; Dec. 2011, drift
© Wendell Wood

Publication details
Saccharina groenlandica (Rosenvinge) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders 2006: 509

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Saccharina is Saccharina plana Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders

Basionym
Laminaria groenlandica Rosenvinge

Type information
Type locality: Greenland (Silva 1996-to date). Type: C 85963 (Longtin & Saunders 2015: fig. 6). Notes: 15 syntypes (Longtin & Saunders, 2015: 445).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), from or pertaining to Greenland.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Laminaria cuneifolia J.Agardh 1868
Saccharina subsimplex (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Widdowson, S.C.Lindstrom & P.W.Gabrielson 2006
Saccharina bongardiana f. subsimplex (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Selivanova, Zhigadlova & G.I.Hansen 2007

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Longtin, C.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2015). On the utility of mucilage ducts as a taxonomic character in Laminaria and Saccharina (Phaeophyceae) - the conundrum of S. groenlandica. Phycologia 54(5): 440-450.

Key references
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

McDevit, D.C. & Saunders, G.W. (2010). A DNA barcode examination of the Laminariaceae (Phaeophyceae) in Canada reveals novel biogeographical and evolutionary insights. Phycologia 49(3): 235-248.

Created: 02 June 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 November 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Longtin, C.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2015). On the utility of mucilage ducts as a taxonomic character in Laminaria and Saccharina (Phaeophyceae) - the conundrum of S. groenlandica. Phycologia 54(5): 440-450.

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Wendy 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 18 October 2019.

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