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Laminaria agardhii Kjellman 1877

Publication details
Laminaria agardhii Kjellman 1877: 18, pl. I: figs 2-6 (as 'Agardhii' )

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1877). Om Spetsbergens marina, klorogyllförande Thallophyter. II. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 4(6): 1-61, pls I-V.
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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 Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders

Type information
Type locality: Spitsbergen [Svalbard] (Kjellman 1877: 18).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laminaria agardhii Kjellman)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957, Lee 1980), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

Europe: Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996).

North America: Labrador (Taylor 1957), Maine (Taylor 1957), Massachusetts (Taylor 1957), New Jersey (Taylor 1957).

Key references
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel' zelenykh, burykh i krasnykh vodorosley yuzhnykh morey SSSR [Manual for identification of the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of the USSR]. pp. 224, 222 figures. Moscow & Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

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Verified by: 29 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Williams, L.G. (1949). Growth-regulating substances in Laminaria agardhii. Science 110: 169.

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