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Spirhymenia serrata (Suhr) Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Amansieae
Genus Spirhymenia

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Spirhymenia serrata (Suhr) Harvey
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Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Spirhymenia serrata (Suhr) Harvey 1847: 27-28, pl. 7 (upper)

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 1]. pp. i-viii, 1-64, pls I-XXV. London: Reeve Brothers.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Spirhymenia is Carpophyllum serratum Suhr.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris

Basionym
Carpophyllum serratum Suhr

Type information
Type locality: "Cap, gefunden von Drège" [supposedly Cape of Good Hope, South Africa but actually Omtendo (Umtentu, Port St. Johns), Transkei, South Africa] (Suhr 1840: 258). Notes: See Drège (1843: 154).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Created: 10 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 November 2005 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 18 August 2019.

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