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Laurencia tenera C.K.Tseng

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Laurencieae
Genus Laurencia

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Laurencia tenera C.K.Tseng
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Publication details
Laurencia tenera C.K.Tseng 1943: 200, pl. 1: fig. 6; pl. 2: figs 5, 6

Published in: Tseng, C.K. (1943). Marine algae of Hong Kong. IV. The genus Laurencia. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 28: 185-208, pls I-IV.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1956).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sheck-O, Hong Kong (Tseng 1943: 200).

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Key references
Hernández, O.E., Sentíes, A., Dreckmann, K.M., Cassano, V. & Fujii, M.T. (2017). Species diversity and biogeographical patterns of Laurencia sensu stricto (Rhodophyta) in the Atlantic Ocean. Diversidad de especies y patrones biogeográ cos de Laurencia sensu stricto (Rhodophyta) en el océano Atlántico. Hidrobiologica 27(3): 301-314, 3 figs, 2 tables.

Machín-Sánchez, M., Gil-Rodríguez, M. & Haroun, R. (2018). Phylogeography of the red algal Laurencia complex in the Macaronesia region and nearby coastal areas: recent Advances and future perspectives. Diversity 10: 1-21, 2 figs.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

Zhang J.F. & Xia, B.M. (1988). Laurencia from China: key 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. 249-252. California Sea Grant College Program.

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