Palisada crustiformans (K.J.McDermid) A.R.Sherwood, A.Kurihara & K.W.
Laurencia crustiformans K.J.McDermid Hawaii; scale 10 mm
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Palisada crustiformans (K.J.McDermid) A.R.Sherwood, A.Kurihara & K.W.Nam in Rousseau et al. 2017: 10, fig. 4
Published in: Rousseau F., Gey D., Kurihara A., Maggs C.A., Martin-Lescanne J., Payri C., Reviers B. de, Sherwood A.R. & Le Gall L. (2017). Molecular phylogenies support taxonomic revision of three species of Laurencia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), with the description of a new genus. European Journal of Taxonomy 269: 1-19, 6 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Laurencia crustiformans K.J.McDermid
Type locality: Lualualei Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii (McDermid 1989: 353). Holotype: K.J. McDermid; 3 July 1988; at the +0.3 m (above MLLW) tidal level on a limestone solution bench exposed to surf. BISH KM 2050 (Abbott 1999: 384). Notes: Holotype: KM 2050 tetrasporophyte. Isotypes in BISH. Abbott (1999: 384) gives the following data: Holotype: BISH 529056.
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), forming a crust, crustose.
Laurencia crustiformans K.J.McDermid 1989
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 15 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 July 2019.