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Alaria praelonga Kjellman 1889

Publication details
Alaria praelonga Kjellman 1889: 38, pl. IV: figs 1-4

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Alaria is Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Alaria yezoensis Miyabe 1902
Alaria corrugata Miyabe 1902

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
ainu-wakame {Jap}

Type information
Type locality: Beringön [Bering Island]... i stora massor uppkastad på stranden [in great masses washed ashore]. (Kjellman 1889: 39).

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Key references
Klochkova, T.A., Klimova, A.V. & Klochkova, N.G. (2019). Distribution of Alaria esculenta (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales) in the Sea of Okhotsk. Bulletin of Kamchatka State Technical University 50: 46-56, 5 figs, 2 tables.

Widdowson, T.B. (1971). A taxonomic revision of the genus Alaria Greville. Syesis 4: 11-49.

Created: 24 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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Kraan, S. & Guiry, M.D. (2000). Molecular and morphological character inheritance in hybrids of Alaria esculenta and A. praelonga (Alariaceae, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 39: 554-559.
Yabu, H. (1964). Mitosis in the sporangium of Agarum cribrosum Bory and Alaria praelonga Kjellman. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 15: 1-4.

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