156,318 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,002 images, 60,418 bibliographic items, 445,940 distributional records.

Laurencia iridescens M.J.Wynne & D.L.Ballantine

Publication details
Laurencia iridescens M.J.Wynne & D.L.Ballantine 1991: 395, figs 1-11

Published in: Wynne, M.J. & Ballantine, D.L. (1991). Laurencia iridescens sp. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales) from the Caribbean Sea. Phycologia 30: 394-401, 11 figs, 1 table.
 Download PDF

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 iridescens (M.J.Wynne & D.L.Ballantine) K.W.Nam

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Les Alizes, southeast of Moule, Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies (Wynne & Ballantine 1991: 395). Holotype: M.J.Wynne & D.L.Ballantine; 23 February 1987; in the midlittoral zone on an exposed limestone pavement. MICH Wynne 8278 [=Ballantine 2675] (Wynne & Ballantine 1991: 395).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Nam, K.W. (2007). Validation of the generic name Palisada (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 22(2): 53-55, 1 table.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. & Harper, J.T. (1998). A phylogenetic analysis of the Laurencia complex (Rhodomelaceae) of the red algae. Cryptogamie, Algologie 19: 185-200.

Nam, K.W. (2006). Phylogenetic re-evaluation of the Laurencia complex (Rhodophyta) with a description of L. succulenta sp. nov. from Korea. Journal of Applied Phycology 18: 679-697.

Created: 26 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 576 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

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

Wynne, M.J. & Ballantine, D.L. (1991). Laurencia iridescens sp. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales) from the Caribbean Sea. Phycologia 30: 394-401, 11 figs, 1 table.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=11281

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio