Vidalia serrata (Suhr) J.Agardh 1863
Osmundaria serrata (Suhr) R.E.Norris
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Vidalia serrata (Suhr) J.Agardh 1863: 1125-1126
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vidalia is Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh.
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: 23 September 2004
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2023