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Saccharina digitata (Hudson) Kuntze 1891

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Saccharina


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Saccharina digitata (Hudson) Kuntze
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants on rocks at MLWS. 29 Aug 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; with the Blue-rayed Limpet Helcion pellucidum
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Saccharina digitata (Hudson) Kuntze 1891: 915

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars I. pp. i-clvi, 1-374. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Saccharina is Saccharina plana Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Fucus digitatus Hudson

Type information
Type locality: Habitat in rupibus marinis [Dwells on marine rocks, England] (Hudson 1762: 475).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 20 January 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 2798 times since it was created.

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

Conolly, N.J. & Drew, E.A. (1985). Physiology of Laminaria III. Effect of a coastal eutrophication gradient on seasonal patterns of growth and tissue composition in L. digitata Lamour. and L. saccharina (L.) Lamour.. Mar. Ecol. 6: 181-195.
Hagen Rødde, R.S. & Larsen, B. (1997). Protoplasts of Laminaria digitata and Laminaria saccharina (Phaeophyta) - Cultivation and Biosynthesis of Alginate. Botanica Marina 40: 391-395.
Jordan, P., Kloareg, B. & Vilter, H. (1991). Detection of vanadate-dependent bromoperoxidases in protoplasts from the brown algae Laminaria digitata and L. saccharina. Journal of Plant Physiology 137(5): 520-524.
Kirejeva, M.S. & Schapova, T.F. (1938). Temp rosta, vozrast i sporoshenie Laminaria saccharina i Laminaria digitata kolyskogo zaliva. (Rates of growth, age and spore-bearing of Laminaria saccharina and L. digitata in Kola-Fjord). Trudy Vseso. Naukno-issled. Inst. Morsk. Ryib. Khoz. i Okeanogr. (Trans. Inst. Mar. Fish. Oceanogr. USSR) 7: 29-58, (incl.) figs 1-16, tbls. 1-2. [in Russian]
Lubsch, A. & Timmermans, K.R. (2019). Uptake kinetics and storage capacity of dissolved inorganic phosphorus and corresponding dissolved inorganic nitrate uptake in Saccharina latissima and Laminaria digitata (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 55(3): 637-650.
Pedersén, M. (1983). Ultrastructural localization of bromine and iodine in the stipes of Laminaria digitata (Huds.) Lamour., Laminaria saccharina (L.) Lamour. and Laminaria hyperborea (Gunn.) Fosl.. Botanica Marina 26: 113-118.

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M.D. 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 18 September 2021.

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