Osmundaria serrata ( ) R.E.Norris
Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris KwaZulu-Natal
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Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris 1991: 23, 29, figs 34-42
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Carpophyllum serratum Suhr
Type locality: Omtendo (Umtentu, Port St. Johns), Transkei, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 533). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Drège (1843: 154).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).
Carpophyllum serratum Suhr 1840
Dictyomenia serrata (Suhr) J.Agardh 1841
Spirhymenia serrata (Suhr) Harvey 1847
Vidalia serrata (Suhr) J.Agardh 1863
Euspiros serratus (Suhr) Kuntze 1891
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 August 2010 by M.D. 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 22 March 2019.