Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Heterokonta > Phylum Ochrophyta > Subphylum Phaeista > Infraphylum Limnista > Superclass Fucistia > Class Phaeophyceae > Order Laminariales > Family Alariaceae > Genus Undaria

Undaria pinnatifida (Harvey) Suringar, 1873

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

UndariaSuringar, 1873accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: Japanse kelp; wakame sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 English: wakame
 English-United States: Wakame sources: Charles Hussey
 French: wakamé


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Broady, P.A.; Flint, E.A.; Nelson, W.A.; Cassie Cooper, V.; De Winton, M.D.; Novis, P.M. (2012). Phylum Chlorophyta and Charophyta: green algae, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2012). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 3. Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. pp. 347-381.

additional source

Eno, N.C.; Clark, R.A.; Sanderson, W.G. (Ed.) (1997). Non-native marine species in British waters: a review and directory. Joint Nature Conservation Committee: Peterborough, UK. ISBN 1-86107-442-5. 152 pp.

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External Links

Barcode of Life (2 barcodes)
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Global invasive species database - Undaria pinnatifida
Biodiversity Heritage Library (38 publications)
GenBank (181 nucleotides; 110 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Undaria pinnatifida (Harvey) Suringar, 1873. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145721




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