Laurencia digitatum Francis, Bolton, Mattio & R.J.
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
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.
This is a marine species.
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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Verified by: 16 September 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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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.