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Laurencia crispa Hollenberg

Publication details
Laurencia crispa Hollenberg in G.M. Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 219. figs 25-27

Published in: Smith, G.M. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1943). On some Rhodophyceae from the Monterey Peninsula, California. American Journal of Botany 30: 211-223.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea crispa (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
USA: California: Pacific Grove, cast ashore near 7th Street (Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 219).

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Source of current name
Nam, K.W., Maggs, C.A. & Garbary, D.J. (1994). Resurrection of the genus Osmundea with an emendation of the generic delineation of Laurencia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 33(5): 384-395, 38 figs, 3 tables.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.

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