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Pleurophycus japonicus (Areschoug) O.C.Schmidt 1938

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Alariaceae
Genus Pleurophycus


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Pleurophycus japonicus (Areschoug) O.C.Schmidt
Hokkaido, Japan; drying fronds for human consumption; 1972. Gerald Blunden. © Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk).

Pleurophycus japonicus (Areschoug) O.C.Schmidt
Hokkaido, Japan; mature plants on ropes. M. Ohno. © Masao Ohno (mohno@cc.kochi-u.ac.jp).

Pleurophycus japonicus (Areschoug) O.C.Schmidt

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Publication details
Pleurophycus japonicus (Areschoug) O.C.Schmidt 1938: 223

Published in: Schmidt, O.C. (1938). Beiträge zur Systematik der Phaeophyten I. Hedwigia 77: 213-230.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurophycus is Pleurophycus gardneri Setchell & Saunders ex Tilden.

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

Laminaria japonica Areschoug

Type information
Type locality: Japan (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Thunberg; (Index Nominum Algarum

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.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.

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