Laurencia elata (C. ) J.D.Hooker &
Coronaphycus elatus (C.Agardh) Metti Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Laurencia elata (C.Agardh) J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847: 401
Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1847). Algae tasmanicae: being a catalogue of the species of algae collected on the shores of Tasmania by Ronald Gunn, Esq., Dr. Heannerett, Mrs. Smith, Dr. Lyall and Dr. J.D. Hooker; with characters of the new species. London Journal of Botany 6: 397-417.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corynecladia elata (C.Agardh) Cassano, M.C.Oliveira & M. T.Fujii
Type locality: King Island, Bass Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 508). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 37235 (Womersley 2003: 477). Notes: Isotype in PC (Womersley, 2003: 477).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tall.
Laurencia elata f. luxurians (Harvey) Yamada 1931
This is a marine species.
Occurring from just below low tide level to 25 m deep (Womersley 2003: 477).
Source of current name
Cassano, V., G.N. Santos, E.M.S. Pestana, J.M.C. Nunes, M.C. Oliveira & Fujii, M.T. (2019). Laurencia longiramea sp. nov. for Brazil and an emendation of the generic delineation of Corynecladia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 58(2): 115-127, 28 figs.
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 21 August 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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Nam, K.W. & Choi, H.-G. (2001). Morphology of Laurencia clavata and L. elata (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in relation to generic circumscription in the Laurencia complex. European Journal of Phycology 36: 285-294.
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