Laurencia peninsularis , Bolton & R.J. , nom. illeg.
Laurencia peninsularis Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson 1987: 538 pl. 244: 5-6, nom. illeg.
Published in: Stegenga, H., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (1997). Seaweeds of the South African west coast. pp.  + 1-655. Cape Town: Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laurencia griseaviolacea M.J.Wynne
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Laurencia peninsularis W.R.Taylor, 1945. - (27 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Clovelly, Cape Peninsula, South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 538). Holotype: H. Stegenga; 20 November 1990; epilith in wave-exposed intertidal. BOL Stegenga Sa 2820 (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 538). Notes: Isotypes: Stegenga slides 1367-1369 (BOL).
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). Proposal of some nomenclatural adjustments. Notulae Algarum 21: 1-2.
Created: 01 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.