Laurencia divaricata Suhr 1840
Laurencia divaricata Suhr 1840: 265, no fig.
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23(17): 257-265, no figs.
Publication date: "7 Mai 1840"
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 Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing.
Type locality: "Kaffernküste von Ecklon" [South Africa collected by von Ecklon]; (Suhr 1840: 265)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 15 July 2019
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 July 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 March 2023