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Laminaria schinzii Foslie 1893

Publication details
Laminaria schinzii Foslie 1893: 91, pl. III: figs 1-6 (as 'Schinzii' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1893). Ueber eine neue Laminaria (Laminaria schinzii) aus Westafrika. Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier 1: 91-94, 1 pl. [pl. III].
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laminaria is Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria pallida Greville

Type information
Type locality: Walfisch-Bai, Westafrika [Walvis Bay, Namibia] (Foslie 1893: 91). Type: Herr Professor Dr. Hans Schinz; October 1890; 3 m. (Foslie 1893: 91).

Named for the collector, Herr Professor Dr Hans Schinz of Zürich.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lüning, K. (1985). Meeresbotanik. pp. 375. Stuttgart: Thieme.

Rothman, M.D., Mattio, L., Andeson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. (2017). A phylogeographic investigation of the kelp genus Laminaria (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae), with emphasis on the South Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Phycology 53(4): 778-789.

Stegenga, H., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (1997). Seaweeds of the South African west coast. pp. [2] + 1-655. Cape Town: Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town.

Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 November 2017 by G.M. Guiry

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Foslie, M. (1893). Ueber eine neue Laminaria (Laminaria schinzii) aus Westafrika. Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier 1: 91-94, 1 pl. [pl. III].
Molloy, F.J. & Bolton, J.J. (1996). The effects of wave exposure and depth on the morphology of inshore populations of the Namibian kelp, Laminaria schinzii Foslie. Botanica Marina 39: 525-531.

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