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Alaria fragilis Saunders

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drawing of Alaria fragilis
habit from Setchell and Gardner 1903
Synonyms:
Alaria fragilis f. bullata Saunders, Alaria tenuifolia Setchell, A. tenuifolia f. amplior Setchell
Illustrations:
Sporophyte: Saunders 1901, pl. 21 (habit); Setchell and Gardner 1903, pl. 22, fig. 34 (habit), figs. 35–37 (x-section of stipe and midrib); Widdowson 1972a, p. 44, fig. 22: a (habit of plant from exposed locality), b (habit of plant from sheltered locality), c (sporophylls of lectotype of A. fragilis), d (sporophylls of lectotype of A. fragilis f. bullata), e (sporophylls of lectotype of A. tenuifolia f. amplior), f (sporophylls of holotype of A. tenuifolia) Display references
Pacific Coast Distribution:
Attu I., Aleutian Is., Alaska to Whidbey I., Wash. (Druehl 1969, p. 165) Display references
Taxonomy:
see Taxonomic Notes, p. 000; Widdowson 1972a, p. 42; Widdowson 1972b Display references
Molecular Taxonomy:
Kraan and Guiry 2000 Display references
Life History:
alternation of heteromorphic phases, with a macroscopic sporophyte and dioecious microscopic gametophytes (Robinson and Cole 1971b) Display references
Chromosomes:
Robinson and Cole 1971a; Robinson and Cole 1971b; Robinson 1967, p. 23 Display references
Biology/Ecology:
Lüning 1990; Druehl 1970, p. 241; Widdowson 1965b, p. 1428; Widdowson 1964, p. 71; Scagel 1961, p. 528; Rigg and Miller 1949 Display references
Ultrastructure:
Henry and Cole 1982a, p. 551; Henry 1980, p. 9 Display references
Chemistry:
Duncan and Harrison 1982, p. 446 (as Alaria marginata) Display references
Physiology:
Cole 1964 (as Alaria sp.); Schmitz 1984 Display references

 
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