Laurencia botryoides (C.Agardh) Gaillon 1828

Publication Details
Laurencia botryoides (C.Agardh) Gaillon 1828: 363

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, édition 2 [F. Cuvier] 53: 350-406, 3 tables.

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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.

Chondria botryoides C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "At Kent's Islands, near New Holland, on rocks in shallow water. Mr. Brown"; (Womersley 2003: 104) Holotype [of Fucus botryoides Turner]: Robert Brown; in shallow water; BM; (Womersley 2003: 475)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Confined to the cooler waters of south-eastern Australia, occurring just below low tide level or in pools (Womersley 2003: 475).

Created: 03 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 09 December 2023

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