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Laurencia brongniartii J.Agardh

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 brongniartii J.Agardh
A0-di, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1998. 4. 23. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

Laurencia brongniartii J.Agardh
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Laurencia brongniartii J.Agardh
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

 

Publication details
Laurencia brongniartii J.Agardh 1841: 20

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
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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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia concinna Montagne 1842
Laurencia grevilleana Harvey 1855

Distributional notes
Introduced into northern France (see Cabioch et al., 1990), probably via aquaculture operations. According to Huisman (2000) this species is distributed throughout Australia, but is rarely encountered in southern waters.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Widespread in tropical and subtropical waters (Womersley 2003: 480).

Type information
Type locality: Martinique, West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 504). Holotype: Herb. Agardh, LD 37257 (Womersley 2003: 480). Notes: Isotype in PC.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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.

Machín-Sánchez, M., Gil-Rodríguez, M. & Haroun, R. (2018). Phylogeography of the red algal Laurencia complex in the Macaronesia region and nearby coastal areas: recent Advances and future perspectives. Diversity 10: 1-21, 2 figs.

Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

Saito, Y. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1974). The southern Australian species of Laurencia (Ceramiales: Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 22: 815-874, 27 figs.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

Created: 03 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Abe, T., Masuda, M., Kawaguchi, S. & Kamura, S. (1998). Taxonomic notes on Laurencia brongniartii (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 46: 231-237, 17 figs.
Cabioch, J., Noailles, M.-C. & Thomas, J.-C. (1990). Laurencia brongniartii (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales) en rade de Brest, espèce nouvelle pour les côtes Européennes. Cryptogamie, Algologie 11: 197-202.
Hackett, H.E. (1974). Laurencia brongniartii (Rhodophyta-Rhodomelaceae) from Florida. Florida Scientist 37: 50-51.
Nishihara, G.N., Mori, Y., Terada, R. & Noro, T. (2004). Habitat characteristics and seasonal changes of Laurencia brongniartii (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in Kagoshima, Southern Japan.. Phycological Research 52: 30-37.
Saito, Y. & Takata, A. (1974). On Laurencia brongniartii from Japan. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 22: 83-89.

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