Chondrophycus ceylanicus (J. ) M.J. , Serio, & G. 2005
Chondrophycus ceylanicus (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne, Serio, Cormaci & G.Furnari
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Chondrophycus ceylanicus (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne, Serio, Cormaci & G.Furnari 2005: 499, figs 1-4
Published in: Wynne, M.J., Serio, D., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2005). The species of Chondrophycus and Laurencia (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales) occurring in Dhofar, the Sultanate of Oman. Phycologia 44: 497-509.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondrophycus is Chondrophycus cartilagineus (Yamada) Garbary & J.T.Harper.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Laurencia ceylanica J.Agardh
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 505). Notes: Wynne et al. ( 2005: 499) note that there are isotypes: Harvey's Ceylon Algae, No 17 (in Herbarium Thuret held in PC unnumbered sheet); Harveys's Ceylon Algae, No 17 (MICH).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).
Laurencia ceylanica J.Agardh 1876
This is a marine species.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2020.