Laminaria complanata ( & N.L.Gardner) Muenscher 1917
Laminaria complanata (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Muenscher 1917: 264
Published in: Muenscher, W.C. (1917). A key to the Phaeophyceae of Puget Sound. Puget Sound Marine Biological Station Publication 1: 249-284.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina complanata (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) P.W.Gabrielson, S.C.Lindstrom & O'Kelly
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington, USA (: 1903: 262). holotype: N. L. Gardner # 682; on pilings just below low water mark. UC 97054 (: 1903: 262). Notes: Also distributed as Phycotheca Boreali-Americana LXXXVII.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened out, usually in one plane (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Lindstrom, S.C. & O'Kelly, C.J. (2012). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Southeast Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. Phycological Contribution No. 8. pp. [i]-iv, 1-192. Hillsborough, North Carolina: PhycoID.
Created: 25 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2021.