Osmundaria prolifera J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Osmundaria prolifera J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Osmundaria prolifera J.V.Lamouroux
 Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia - 15 June 2022.  John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Osmundaria prolifera J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 42, pl. 7: figs 4-6

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, plates 7-13.

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Publication date: 1813

Type Species
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 Information
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).

General Environment
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 12 April 2024

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