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Laurencia flexuosa Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Laurencieae
Genus Laurencia

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Laurencia flexuosa Kützing
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Laurencia flexuosa Kützing KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Laurencia flexuosa Kützing 1849: 856

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Ad Caput Bonae Spei", South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 510).

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Key references
Hernández, O.E., Sentíes, A., Dreckmann, K.M., Cassano, V. & Fujii, M.T. (2017). Species diversity and biogeographical patterns of Laurencia sensu stricto (Rhodophyta) in the Atlantic Ocean. Diversidad de especies y patrones biogeográ cos de Laurencia sensu stricto (Rhodophyta) en el océano Atlántico. Hidrobiologica 27(3): 301-314, 3 figs, 2 tables.

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