Laurencia pedicularioides [Status Unaccepted]   Borgesen,  1933 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Ceramiales
Family:Rhodomelaceae

Description
Thallus form and type: Ramiform tufts

Occurrence: Mid littoral zone, shallow tide pools

Season: July-November

Plants rose red in color, 8-15 cm tall, attached by discs; fronds compressed 3-4 mm in breadth and 1 mm thick; branching distichous, pinnate, secondary branches irregularly produced, ultimate branchlets 3 mm long, narrow below, broadened at the apical portion, simple or divided in to 2-3 lobes.

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Okha Port (Lat: 22.45) (Long: 69.07) INDIA
• Gujarat, Chorwad (Lat: 21.02) (Long: 70.23) INDIA
• Gujarat, Porbandar (Lat: 21.63) (Long: 69.6) INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha (Lat: 22.47) (Long: 69.08) INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti (Lat: 10.57) (Long: 72.62) INDIA
• INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Gujarat, Saurashtra Coast INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha Coast (Lat: 22.3) (Long: 69.08) INDIA
• Gujarat, Dwarka INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• West Coast INDIA
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA
• Gujarat, Adri INDIA

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