Vidalia gregaria Falkenberg 1901: 435-436, pl. 8: figs. 22-23
Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vidalia is Vidalia spiralis (Lamouroux) Lamouroux ex J.Agardh.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundaria prolifera J.V.Lamouroux
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: not specified (King George Sound, Western Australia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 532). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Harvey (1862: pl. CLXXXVIII).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Norris, R.E. (1991). The structure, reproduction and taxonomy of Vidalia and Osmundaria (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 106: 1-40, 60 figs.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 10 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 June 2019.