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Laurencia articulata C.K.Tseng

Publication details
Laurencia articulata C.K.Tseng 1943: 195-197, pl.II: figs. 3, 4

Published in: Tseng, C.K. (1943). Marine algae of Hong Kong. IV. The genus Laurencia. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 28: 185-208, pls I-IV.
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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 Chondrophycus articulatus (C.K.Tseng) K.W.Nam

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), articulated, jointed (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Stanley Bay, Hong Kong (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 504). Type: Herb. Tseng Tseng 2561 (Nam 1999: 463).

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Key references
Nam, K.W. (1999). Morphology of Chondrophycus undulata and C. parvipapillata and its implications for the taxonomy of the Laurencia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) complex. European Journal of Phycology 34: 455-468, 43 figs, 2 tables.

Zhang J.F. & Xia, B.M. (1988). Laurencia from China: key list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 249-252. California Sea Grant College Program.

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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 21 September 2019.

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