Osmundaria prolifera J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Current name: Osmundaria prolifera J.V.Lamouroux
Osmundaria prolifera J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 42, pl. 7: figs 4-6
Publication date: 1813
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Osmundaria.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Nov. Holl." (possibly Western Australia); (Silva & al. 1996: 532) Notes: Probably W. Aust.; not located in Herb. Lamouroux, CN (Womersly, 2003: 406).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 January 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2023