Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Madeira
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Fucus obtusus Hudson 1778: 586
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum Britanniæ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopæorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Southern England (Hastings, Sussex; Devon (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 38). Lectotype: BM-K, ex Herb. Hudson (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 398). Notes: Undated, unlocalized Maggs & Hommersand (1993:308).
Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2018.