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Laurencia glomerata (Kützing) Kützing

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 glomerata (Kützing) Kützing
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

 

Publication details
Laurencia glomerata (Kützing) Kützing 1849: 857

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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.

Basionym
Chondria glomerata Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Cap" (South Africa) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 512).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clustered in a round mass.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondria glomerata Kützing 1847

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chondria obtusa var. virgata C.Agardh 1822
Laurencia virgata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 September 2019.

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