Laurencia vieillardii Kützing
Laurencia vieillardii Kützing 1865: 17, pl. 45: figs a, b (as 'vieillardi' )
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1865). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XV pp. [i-iii], 1-36, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Named for Eugène Vieillard (1819-1896), a French naval surgeon and naturalist who collected in New Caledonia and Tahiti and was director of the Jardin Botanique de Caen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 543) note that this resembles a small, delicate Chondria species but until spermatangial plants are collected, the generic placement of this species must remain in doubt.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Baláde, New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 543). Holotype: Vieillard; L 941,119-51 (barcode L 0194037) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 543). Notes: Holotype: Vieillard # 1935.
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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