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Laurencia pinnatifida var. elata (C.Agardh) Sonder

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 pinnatifida var. elata (C.Agardh) Sonder
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Laurencia pinnatifida var. elata (C.Agardh) Sonder
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Phacus cochleatus Pochmann

Coronaphycus elatus (C.Agardh) Metti Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Publication details
Laurencia pinnatifida var. elata (C.Agardh) Sonder 1846: 177

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1848). [Algae]. In: Plantae Preissianae sive enumeratio plantarum quas in Australasia occidentali et meridionali-occidentali annis 1838-1841 collegit Ludovicus Preiss. (Lehmann, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 161-195. Hamburgi [Hamburg]: sumptibus Meissneri.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Corynecladia elata (C.Agardh) Cassano, M.C.Oliveira & M. T.Fujii

Basionym
Chondria pinnatifida var. elata C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: King Island, Bass Strait, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 508). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 37235 (Womersley 2003: 477). Notes: Isotype in PC (Womersley, 2003: 477).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnately cleft (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Cassano, V., G.N. Santos, E.M.S. Pestana, J.M.C. Nunes, M.C. Oliveira & Fujii, M.T. (2019). Laurencia longiramea sp. nov. for Brazil and an emendation of the generic delineation of Corynecladia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 58(2): 115-127, 28 figs.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Verified by: 17 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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