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Laurencia distichophylla J.Agardh

Publication details
Laurencia distichophylla J.Agardh 1852: 762-763

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "in oceano australi ?" (probably New Zealand) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 507). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 37171 (Womersley 2003: 481). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Papenfuss (1952: 184). According to Womersley (2003) the type is from New Zealand.

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Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

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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References
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Blunt, J.W., Lake, R.J. & Munro, M.G.H. (1984). Sesquiterpenes from the marine red alga Laurencia distichophylla. Phytochemistry 23: 1951-1954.

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