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Alariaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order: Laminariales
Family: Alariaceae
Genera

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Alariaceae are a family of kelp.[1]

Contents

Genera

  • Alaria
  • Aureophycus
  • Eualaria
  • Lessoniopsis
  • Pleurophycus
  • Pterygophora
  • Undaria (e.g. wakame)
  • Undariella
  • Undariopsis

Distribution

The distribution of Alariaceae includes the northeastern Pacific Ocean, South Africa, southern Australia, and New Zealand coasts.

References

  1. ^ Lane, C.E.; C. Mayes; L.D. Druehl; & G.W. Saunders (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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Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Alaria dolichorhachis

Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Chromalveolata
Divisio: Heterokonta
Classis: Phaeophyceae
Ordo: Laminariales
Familia: Alariaceae
Genera: Alaria - Aureophycus - Eualaria - Lessoniopsis - Pleurophycus - Pterygophora - Undaria - Undariella - Undariopsis

Name

Alariaceae Setchell & Gardner, 1925

References

  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2009). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed on 2009-12-17.
  • 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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