Laurencia perforata [Status Unaccepted]   (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Montagne,  1840 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Florideophyceae

Thallus form and type: Bushy, irregularly and intricately branched

Occurrence: Mid littoral zone, exposed rocks

Season: November-February

Plants purple to green in color, 2-3 cm tall, erect; primary branches curved with attenuated tips which often attached to substratum by rhizoids; secondary branches second, flavate; surface cells in the thallus elongated; medullary cells without lenticular thickening

Synonym (s)
Fucus perforatus Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1803

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Rocky


• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA
• Gujarat, Porbandar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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