Spirhymenia serrata (Suhr) Harvey 1847
Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris
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Spirhymenia serrata (Suhr) Harvey 1847: 27-28, pl. 7 (upper)
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 1]. pp. i-viii, 1-64, pls I-XXV. London: Reeve Brothers.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris.
Carpophyllum serratum Suhr
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).
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 15 November 2005
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 November 2005. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2023