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Laurencia botryoides (C.Agardh) Gaillon

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 botryoides (C.Agardh) Gaillon


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

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles [Levrault] 53: 350-406, Tables 1-3.
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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: Kent I., Bass Strait (Womersley 2003: 475). Holotype: Brown; in shallow water. BM (Womersley 2003: 475).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondria botryoides C.Agardh 1817

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus botryoides Turner 1811

Nomenclatural notes
South & Skelton (2003: 739) cite this species as Laurencia botryoides (Turner) Gaillon 1828.

Taxonomic notes
South & Skelton (2003) cite Laurencia botryoides (Turner) Gaillon 1828 as a synonym of Laurencia glandulifera (Kützing) Kützing 1849.

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).

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Key references
Saito, Y. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1974). The southern Australian species of Laurencia (Ceramiales: Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 22: 815-874, 27 figs.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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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