Laurencia clavata Sonder 1853

Publication Details
Laurencia clavata Sonder 1853: 694-695

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1853). Plantae Muellerianae. Algae. Linnaea 25: 657-703.

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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 Corynecladia clavata (Sonder) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: Lefevre Peninsula, South Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 505) Lectotype: Mueller; MEL; 1006926 (Womersley 2003: 464) Notes: Isolectotypes 1006927, 1006928 (Womersley, 2003).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), clavate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 July 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 July 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 August 2022

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