Osmundea expansa Stackhouse, nom. illeg. 1809
Osmundea expansa Stackhouse, nom. illeg. 1809: 79
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: -97.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Osmundea.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea osmunda (S.G.Gmelin) K.W.Nam & Maggs.
Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 24 May 2013 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 26 January 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 March 2023