Laurencia intermedia Yamada 1931: 191-192, pl. 1: fig. c; pl. 2.
Published in: Yamada, Y. (1931). Notes on Laurencia, with special reference to the Japanese species. University of California Publications in Botany 16: 185-310, 20 figs, pls 1-30.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrophycus intermedius (Yamada) Garbary & J.T.Harper
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Enoshima, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 513).
Atlantic Islands: Cape Verde Islands (Otero-Schmitt & Sanjuan 1992).
South America: Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).
Africa: Côte d'Ivorie (Lawson & John 1987), Ghana (Lawson & John 1987), Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Liberia (Lawson & John 1987), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).
Indian Ocean Islands: Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987).
Source of current name
Nam, K.W. (2007). Validation of the generic name Palisada (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 22(2): 53-55, 1 table.
Zhang J.F. & Xia, B.M. (1988). Laurencia from China: key list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 249-252. California Sea Grant College Program.
Created: 05 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Rodríguez de Rios, N. & Saito, Y. (1982). Observaciones sobre el género Laurencia en Venezuela. I. Laurencia intermedia Yamada y Laurencia corallopsis (Montagne) Howe. Ernstia 11: 1-16.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 November 2017.