Laurencia iridescens M.J. & D.L.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palisada iridescens (M.J.Wynne & D.L.Ballantine) K.W.Nam
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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.
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
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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.
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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.