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Liagora albicans J.V.Lamouroux 1816

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Liagoraceae
Genus Liagora

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Liagora albicans J.V.Lamouroux
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Liagora albicans J.V.Lamouroux
Hawaii; note basally constricted laterals and continuous calcification; scale 1 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

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Liagora albicans J.V.Lamouroux Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Liagora albicans J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 240, pl. 7: fig. 7

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), becoming white.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Liagora decussata Montagne 1849
Liagora maxima Butters 1911
Liagora ceylonica Zeh 1912
Liagora erecta Zeh 1912
Liagora kahukuana I.A.Abbott 1945

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Indes Orientales" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 122).

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Nunes, J.M. de C. (2005). A família Liagoraceae (Rhodophyta, Nemaliales) no estado da Bahia, Brasil. Hoehnea 32(3): 429-444.

Zeng, C. (Tseng, C.K.), Luan, R., Chen, Z. & Li, W. (2005). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. II Acrochaetiales Nemaliales Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [i-vii], i-xxiii, 1-180 , pls I-VIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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