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Laurencia capituliformis Yamada 1931

Publication details
Laurencia capituliformis Yamada 1931: 217, pl. 14

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1931). Notes on Laurencia, with special reference to the Japanese species. University of California Publications in Botany 16: 185-310, 20 figs, pls 1-30.

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 Palisada capituliformis (Yamada) K.W.Nam

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Oshima, Aomori Prefecture, Japan Type: SAP 13880 (Yoshida 1998: 1031).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Nam, K.W. (2007). Validation of the generic name Palisada (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 22(2): 53-55, 1 table.

Key references
McDermid, K.J. (1988). Laurencia from the Hawaiian Islands: key, annotated 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. 231-247. California Sea Grant College Program.

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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