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Laurencia digitatum Francis, Bolton, Mattio & R.J.Anderson

Publication details
Laurencia digitatum Francis, Bolton, Mattio & R.J.Anderson in Francis et al. 2017: 812, fig. 5

Published in: Francis, C., Bolton, J.J., Mattio, L., Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G. & Anderson, R.J. (2017). Molecular systematics reveals increased diversity within the South African Laurencia complex (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 53(4): 804-819.

Publication date: 2017

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), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Cape Vidal (Francis et al. 2017: 812). Holotype: 20.iii.2011; intertidal. BOL 150572 (Francis et al. 2017: 812). Notes: Holotype rbcL GenBank accession: KY927785.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in 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.

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