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Laurencia dendroidea J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Laurencieae
Genus Laurencia

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Laurencia dendroidea J.Agardh
Little Turtle Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Aneumastus tuscula var. obtusus (Hustedt) E.Y.Haworth & M.G.Kelly

Laurencia dendroidea J.Agardh Little Turtle Island, Western Australia
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Publication details
Laurencia dendroidea J.Agardh 1852: 753

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 3, fasc. 1. pp. 701-786. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia obtusa var. dendroidea (J.Agardh) Yamada 1931

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia scoparia J.Agardh 1852
Laurencia obtusa var. majuscula Harvey 1863
Laurencia flagellifera Kützing 1865
Laurencia majuscula (Harvey) A.H.S.Lucas 1935
Laurencia kuetzingii A.J.K.Millar 2005

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Brazil [unspecified locality] (Cassano et al. 2012: 71). Lectotype: LD 36669 (tetrasporophyte) (Cassano et al. 2012: 71, 75, figs 30-33). Notes: Isolectotype: LD 36668 (Cassano et al. 2012: figs 34, 35).

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Cassano, V., Metti, Y., Millar, A.J.K., Gil-Rodriguez, M.C., Senties, A., Diaz-Larrea, J., Oliveira, M.C. & Fujii, M.T. (2012). Redefining the taxonomic status of Laurencia dendroidea (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Brazil and the Canary Islands. European Journal of Phycology 47(1): 67-81.

Hernández, O.E., Sentíes, A., Dreckmann, K.M., Cassano, V. & Fujii, M.T. (2017). Species diversity and biogeographical patterns of Laurencia sensu stricto (Rhodophyta) in the Atlantic Ocean. Diversidad de especies y patrones biogeográ cos de Laurencia sensu stricto (Rhodophyta) en el océano Atlántico. Hidrobiologica 27(3): 301-314, 3 figs, 2 tables.

Machín-Sánchez, M., Gil-Rodríguez, M. & Haroun, R. (2018). Phylogeography of the red algal Laurencia complex in the Macaronesia region and nearby coastal areas: recent Advances and future perspectives. Diversity 10: 1-21, 2 figs.

Metti, Y. (2017). Laurencia majuscula var. elegans (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) is reinstated to specific rank as L. elegans. Phycological Research 65: 127–135, 6 figs.

Metti, Y. Huisman, J.M. & Millar, A.J.K. (2018). Laurencia. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 521-529. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Metti, Y., Millar, A.J.K., Cassano, V., Fujii, M.T. (2013). Australian Laurencia majuscula (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) and the Brazilian Laurencia dendroidea are conspecific. Phycological Research 68: 98-104.

Okamura, K. (1909). Icones of Japanese Algae. Vol. II pp. 21-40, Plates LVI-LX. Tokyo: published by the author.

Paradas, W.C., Andrade, L.R., Salgado, L.T., Collado-Vides, L., Pereira, R.C. & Amado-Filho, G.M. (2015). Chloroplasts morphology investigation with diverse microscopy approaches and inter-specific variation in Laurencia species (Rhodophyta). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 30(4): 291-301.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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References
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Cassano, V., Metti, Y., Millar, A.J.K., Gil-Rodriguez, M.C., Senties, A., Diaz-Larrea, J., Oliveira, M.C. & Fujii, M.T. (2012). Redefining the taxonomic status of Laurencia dendroidea (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Brazil and the Canary Islands. European Journal of Phycology 47(1): 67-81.
Machín-Sánchez, M., Souto, M.L., Aylagas, E. & Gil-Rodríguez, M.C. (2010). Laurencia dendroidea (Ceramiales, Rhodomelaceae) en Canarias. I. Estudio preliminar químico. Revista Academia Canaria Ciencias 22(3): 11-35.
Metti, Y., Millar, A.J.K., Cassano, V., Fujii, M.T. (2013). Australian Laurencia majuscula (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) and the Brazilian Laurencia dendroidea are conspecific. Phycological Research 68: 98-104.
Oliveira, A.S., Sudatti, D.B., Fujii, M.T., Rodriguez, S.V. & Pereira, R.C. (2013). Inter-and intrapopulation variation in the defensive chemistry of the red seaweed Laurencia dendroidea (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 52(2): 130-136.

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