Carpophyllum serratum Suhr 1840

Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris

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

Publication Details
Carpophyllum serratum Suhr 1840: 258

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23(17): 257-265, no figs.

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Publication date: "7 Mai 1840"

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Carpophyllum is Carpophyllum flexuosum (Esper) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris.

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: 15 July 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 July 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2022

 
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