Laurencia obtusa f. laxa (R. ex Turner)
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laurencia laxa (R.Brown ex Turner) Gaillon
Fucus laxus R.Brown ex Turner
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles [Levrault] 53: 350-406, Tables 1-3.
Created: 22 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.