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Laurencia obtusa var. laxa (R.Brown ex Turner) Ardissone

Publication details
Laurencia obtusa var. laxa (R.Brown ex Turner) Ardissone 1883: 327

Published in: Ardissone, F. (1883). Phycologia mediterranea. Parte prima, Floridee. Memorie della Società Crittogamologica Italiana 1: i-x, 1-516.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Laurencia laxa (R.Brown ex Turner) Gaillon

Basionym
Fucus laxus R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: "At the Cape of Good Hope. Mr Brown" [South Africa] (Turner 1809-1811: 14).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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