genus Laminaria


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Noun1.genus Laminaria - type genus of the family Laminariaceae: perennial brown kelpsgenus Laminaria - type genus of the family Laminariaceae: perennial brown kelps
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
family Laminariaceae, Laminariaceae - large family of marine brown algae including many economically important large kelps chiefly of northern waters
kelp - large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds
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A phylogeographic investigation of the kelp genus Laminaria (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae), with emphasis on the South Atlantic Ocean.