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Laurencia intermedia Yamada

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Laurencieae
Genus Laurencia

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Laurencia intermedia Yamada
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se). From: Oliveira, E., Österlund, K. & Mtolera, M.S.P. (2005). Marine Plants of Tanzania. A field guide to the seaweeds and seagrasses. pp. 267, Numerous coloured illustrations and line drawings. Stockholm: Botany Department, Stockholm University.

Laurencia intermedia Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Laurencia intermedia Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Laurencia intermedia Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Surface cells. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Laurencia intermedia Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Laurencia intermedia Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Margina of frond section. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Laurencia intermedia Yamada
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Frond section. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Laurencia intermedia Yamada Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University

Publication details
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.

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 Chondrophycus intermedius (Yamada) Garbary & J.T.Harper

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Enoshima, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 513).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laurencia intermedia Yamada)
Europe: Turkey (Europe) (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin et al. 2008 ).

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-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Chang & Xia 1988), Japan (Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990), Korea (Lee et al. 2011 ), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Huang 2000, Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987).

Pacific Islands: Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003).

Source of synonymy
Nam, K.W. (2007). Validation of the generic name Palisada (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 22(2): 53-55, 1 table.

Key references
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.

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References
(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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