Monographs Details: Laurencia nana (C.Agardh) Grev.
Authority: Britton, Nathaniel L. & Millspaugh, Charles F. 1920. The Bahama Flora.
Family:Rhodomelaceae
Description:Species Description - Densely cespitose and intricate, rose-red to garnet-brown, mostly 1 to 2 cm. high, fragile, often innovating from broken ends, dichotomous or subdichotomous, the branches more or less concrescent or coherent ; main segments 0.15-0.45 mm. in diameter; ultimate branches cylindric or subcylindric, mostly 0.1 - 0.35 mm. broad at truncate apex; surface of cortex smooth or lightly crenulatemammillate, showing numerous or occasional rhizoidal haptera, epidermal cells orbicular-hexagonal and mostly 25-45 µ broad in surface view, firm-walled; tetrasporic branches similar to the sterile or slightly enlarged.

Distribution:Exuma Bahamas South America| Ragged Island Bahamas South America|