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Laurencia obtusa f. laxa (R.Brown ex Turner) Schiffner

Publication details
Laurencia obtusa f. laxa (R.Brown ex Turner) Schiffner 1916: 186

Published in: Schiffner, V. (1916). Studien über algen des adriatischen Meeres. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 11: 127-198.

Type species
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 Laurencia laxa (R.Brown ex Turner) Gaillon

Basionym
Fucus laxus R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: "At the Cape of Good Hope. Mr Brown" [South Africa] (Turner 1809-1811: 14).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles [Levrault] 53: 350-406, Tables 1-3.

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