Laurencia furcata Cordeiro-Marino & M.T.Fujii 1994

Publication Details
Laurencia furcata Cordeiro-Marino & M.T.Fujii 1994: 374, figs 1-19

Published in: Cordeiro-Marino, M., Fujii, M.T. & Pinheiro-Joventino, F. (1994). Morphological and cytological studies of Laurencia furcata Cordeiro-Marino and Fujii (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae): a new species from Brazil. Cryptogamic Botany 4: 373-380.

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 Palisada furcata (Cordeiro-Marino & M.T.Fujii) Cassano & M.T.Fujii.

Type Information
Type locality: Brazil: CearĂ¡ State; Praia de Guajiru, Trairi Municipality; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: Cordeiro-Marino, Fujii & Pinheiro-Joventino; 28.i.1990; intertidal; SP; 239661 (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2012

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 February 2023

 
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