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Laurencia vieillardii Kützing

Publication details
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).
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Eponomy
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.

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

Taxonomic notes
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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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Key references
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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