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Laurencia dotyi Saito

Publication details
Laurencia dotyi Saito 1969: 154, figs 9, 10

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 Chondrophycus dotyi (Y.Saito) K.W.Nam

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Laurencia dotyi Saito)
Hawaiian: Limu lipe'epe'e (Abbott 1984).

Type information
Type locality: Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 508). Holotype: BISH 430052 (Abbott 1999: 385).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
McDermid, K.J. (1988). Laurencia from the Hawaiian Islands: key, annotated list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 231-247. California Sea Grant College Program.

McDermid, K.J., Stuercke, B. & Haleakala, O.J. (2005). Total dietary fiber content in Hawaiian marine algae. Botanica Marina 48: 437-440.

Nam, K.W. (1999). Morphology of Chondrophycus undulata and C. parvipapillata and its implications for the taxonomy of the Laurencia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) complex. European Journal of Phycology 34: 455-468, 43 figs, 2 tables.

Wynne, M.J., Serio, D., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2005). The species of Chondrophycus and Laurencia (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales) occurring in Dhofar, the Sultanate of Oman. Phycologia 44: 497-509.

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