Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris 1991

Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris

Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.NorrisKwaZulu-NatalHeroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com)

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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 August 2010

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