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Liagora ceranoides f. leprosa (J.Agardh) Yamada

Publication details
Liagora ceranoides f. leprosa (J.Agardh) Yamada 1938: 155

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1938). Notes on Liagora (IV). Journal of Japanese Botany 14: 153-163, Figs. 23-30.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux

Liagora leprosa J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Vera Cruz, Mexico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 124). Type: LD Herb. Alg. Agardh 32285 Notes: Dawson (1953: 38) notes holotype not designated but probably represented by the original Liebmann specimen in the Agardhian Herbarium, Botanical Museum, University of Lund, Sweden.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ?like a wild parsnip.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Børgesen (1942b: 32) (Silva et al. (1996), the name Liagora distenta has been misapplied to this species by Dickie (1874b: 195)

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Liagora ceranoides f. leprosa (J.Agardh) Yamada)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1953).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Africa: Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Mozambique (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Asia: Japan (Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987).

Source of current name
Huisman, J.M. (2006). Liagora. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 56-76. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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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 25 June 2019.

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