Laurencia kuetzingii A.J.K.
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.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
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.
Created: 23 February 2006 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 25 April 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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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.