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Eisenia arborea Areschoug 1876

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Lessoniaceae
Genus Eisenia


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Eisenia arborea Areschoug
Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, Calfornia; low zone. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Eisenia arborea Areschoug
Prasiola Pt., Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Eisenia arborea Areschoug
Prasiola Pt., Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).


Navicula saprophila Lange-Bertalot & Bonik

Eisenia arborea Areschoug Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, Calfornia; low zone
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
Eisenia arborea Areschoug 1876: 69

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1876). De tribus Laminarieis (Egregia Aresch., Eisenia Aresch., Nereocystis) et de Stephanocystide osmundacea (Turn.). Trevis. observationes praecursorias offert. Botaniska Notiser 1876: 65-73.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Eisenia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Cum Egregia in sinu prope San Francisco [Error for Santa Catalina Island, California, U.S.A., fide Dr Eisen, fide Setchell Erythrea vol. 4, p. 130] (Areschoug 1876: 69). Type: Dr. Eisen; (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tree-like.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ecklonia arborea (Areschoug) M.D.Rothman, Mattio & J.J.Bolton 2015

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Eisenia arborea Areschoug)
Japanese: Arame (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Arasaki, S. (1953). On Eisenia bicyclis Setchell. Bulletin of Japanese Society of Phycology 1: 49-53, 7 figs. [in Japanese]

Druehl, L.D., Collins, J.D., Lane, C.E. & Saunders, G.W. (2005). An evaluation of methods used to assess intergeneric hybridization in kelp using Pacific Laminariales (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 41: 250-262.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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.

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.

Mondragon, J. & Mondragon, J. (2003). Seaweeds of the Pacific Coast. Common marine algae from Alaska to Baja California. pp. [i]iv, [1]-97. Monterey, California: Sea Challengers.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Rothman, M.D., Mattio, L., Wernberg, T., Anderson, R.J., Uwai, S., Mohring, M.B. & Bolton, J.J. (2015). A molecular investigation of the genus Ecklonia (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales) with special focus on the southern hemisphere. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 236-246.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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

Charters, A. C., Neushul, M. & Barilotti, C. (1969). The functional morphology of Eisenia arborea. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 6: 89-105.
Hollenberg, G.J. (1939). Culture studies of marine algae. I. Eisenia arborea. American Journal of Botany 26: 34-41.
Matson, P.G. & Edwards, M.S. (2006). Latitudinal variation in stipe hollowing in Eisenia arborea (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales). Phycologia 45: 343-348.
Sánchez-Barredo, M., Ladah, L.B. & Zertuche-Ganzález, J. (2011). Nitrate uptake and duration of internal nitrogen reserves in the kelp Eisenia arborea. Botanica Marina 54(5): 441-446.
Setchell, W.A. (1896). Eisenia arborea Aresch. Development. A. earliest stages. Erythea 4: 155-162.

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