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Laurencia kuetzingii A.J.K.Millar

Publication details
Laurencia kuetzingii A.J.K.Millar in A.J.K.Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 542, fig. 6

Published in: Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.
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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 Laurencia dendroidea J.Agardh

Origin of species name
(Latinised), Named for Friedrich Traugott Kützing (1807-1893), German Phycologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 542). Holotype: Vieillard; L 934, 263-8 (barcode L 0055983) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 542). Notes: Type: Vieillard #1934 and #2030 (as Laurencia flagellifera Kützing.

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Source of current name
Metti, Y., Millar, A.J.K., Cassano, V., Fujii, M.T. (2013). Australian Laurencia majuscula (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) and the Brazilian Laurencia dendroidea are conspecific. Phycological Research 68: 98-104.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2019.

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