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Alaria nana H.F.Schrader

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Alariaceae
Genus Alaria

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Alaria nana H.F.Schrader
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Alaria nana H.F.Schrader
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Membranoptera corymbosa (J.Agardh) Kuntze

Alaria nana H.F.Schrader Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Alaria nana H.F.Schrader 1903: 157, pls XXIV-XXVI

Published in: Schrader, H.F. (1903). Observations on Alaria nana sp. nov. Minnesota Botanical Studies Series 3: 157-165, 4 pls.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Alaria is Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria marginata Postels & Ruprecht

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Alaria praelonga f. nana (Schrader) Collins 1905

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island, Canada (Schrader 1903: 157).

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Source of current name
Lane, C.E., Lindstrom, S.C. & Saunders, G.W. (2007). A molecular assessment of northeast Pacific Alaria species (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) with reference to the utility of DNA barcoding . Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 634-648.

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Lane, C.E. & Saunders, G.W. (2005). Molecular investigation reveals epi/endophytic extrageneric kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) gametophytes colonizing Lessoniopsis littoralis thalli. Botanica Marina 48: 426-436.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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

Created: 05 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 August 2008 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.)

Pfister, C.A. (1991). Reproductive plasticity in the kelp Alaria nana (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 27: 763-766, 3 figs.
Schrader, H.F. (1903). Observations on Alaria nana sp. nov. Minnesota Botanical Studies Series 3: 157-165, 4 pls.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.

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