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Laurencia divaricata Suhr

Publication details
Laurencia divaricata Suhr 1840: 265

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23: 257-265, 273-282, 289-298.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Kaffernküste", South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 282).

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.

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