Laminaria longipedalis Okamura 1896: 89, pl. 7: figs 1-3
Published in: Okamura, K. (1896). On Laminaria of Japan, (Concluded). Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 10(118): 95-101.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina japonica var. diabolica (Miyabe) N.Yotsukura, S.Kawashima, T.Kawai, T.Abe & L.D.Druehl
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Japan (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of current name
Yotsukura, N., Nagai, N. & Kawai, T. (2016). A taxonomic re-examination of Saccharina longipedalis (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae), an endemic kelp species around Lake Akkeshi in eastern Hokkaido, Japan. Botanica Marina 59(2-3): 205-210.
Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2019.