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Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris

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

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Publication details
Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris 1991: 23, 29, figs 34-42

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1991). The structure, reproduction and taxonomy of Vidalia and Osmundaria (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 106: 1-40, 60 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Osmundaria is Osmundaria prolifera J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Carpophyllum serratum Suhr 1840
Dictyomenia serrata (Suhr) J.Agardh 1841
Spirhymenia serrata (Suhr) Harvey 1847
Vidalia serrata (Suhr) J.Agardh 1863
Euspiros serratus (Suhr) Kuntze 1891

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2020.

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