Laurencia nana M. , nom. illeg.
Laurencia nana M.Howe in Britton & Millspaugh 1920: 556, nom. illeg.
Published in: Howe, M.A. (1920). Algae. In: The Bahama flora. (Britton, N.L. & Millspaugh, C.F. Eds), pp. 553-618. New York: published by the authors.
Publication date: 26 jun 1920
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laurencia caraibica P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Laurencia nana (C. Agardh) Greville. - (6 Feb 2008) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Abraham Bay, Mariguana [Mayaguana], Bahamas, western Atlantic (Schneider, Lane & Saunders 2010: 159).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1972). Remarks on algal nomenclature. V. Taxon 21: 199-205.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 February 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Annapurna, B. & Rao, B.G.S. (1987). Cytological studies in Laurencia nana and their significance in the evolutionary system of the red algae. Indian Journal of Botany 10: 89-92, 4 figs.
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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 18 September 2019.