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Laurencia complanata (Suhr) 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 complanata (Suhr) Kützing
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Laurencia complanata (Suhr) Kützing
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Erythrocladia pinnata W.R.Taylor

Laurencia complanata (Suhr) Kützing South Africa
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Laurencia complanata (Suhr) Kützing 1849: 857

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.

Basionym
Chondria complanata Suhr

Type information
Type locality: Natal Bay, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 506).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened out, usually in one plane (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondria complanata Suhr 1846

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.

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