Laurencia okamurae 1931
Laurencia okamurae Yamada Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
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Laurencia okamurae Yamada 1931: 206, figs J, K; pl. 7
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Japan (Yoshida 1998: 1037). Type: SAP 13875 (Yoshida 1998: 1037).
Named for Kintaro Okamura (1867-1935), Japanese phycologist.
This species was introduced accidentally, probably via oysters from Japan, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 203), being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) in 1984. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Nam, K.W. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 3. Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae, Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: Laurencia, Chondrophycus, Palisada, Chondria. Marine red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-198, figs 1-141. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]
Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. -362, many photographs and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.
Yin, M.Y., Hu, X.Y. & Tseng, C.K. (2007). Filament formation and differentiation in seven species of red algae. Botanica Marina 50(2): 113-118.
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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Masuda, M., Abe, T., Suzuki, T. & Suzuki, M. (1996). Morphological and chemotaxonomic studies on Laurencia composita and L. okamurae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 35: 550-562.
Saito, Y. (1989). Conspecificity of two Japanese Laurencia species: L. okamurae and L. japonica. Japanese Journal of Phycology 37: 208-212.
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