Laurencia claviformis   Borgesen,  1924 (Algae)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Ceramiales
Family:Rhodomelaceae

Description
Thallus form and type: Filamentous and branches

Occurrence: Lower mid littoral zone and infra littoral fringe

Season: November-April

Plants greenish red in color, up to 1.5-3 cm tall, erect branches cylindrical, 1 mm thick in lower parts and about 2 mm thick in upper region; simple or branched; branches clavate, irregularly arranged.

Synonym (s)
Laurencia claviformis Borgesen, 1924

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Gujarat, Porbandar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Jha B, Reddy C.R.K, Thakur M C and Rao M (2009) Seaweeds of India The Diversity and Distribution of seaweeds of Gujarat Coast Springer 211pp Available at - NIO

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