Vidalia serrata ( ) J.
Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris KwaZulu-Natal
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Vidalia serrata (Suhr) J.Agardh 1863: 1125-1126
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 serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2019.