Osmundaria spiralis ( ) R.E.Norris
Osmundaria spiralis (Lamouroux) R.E.Norris Eglinton Rocks, near Yanchep, Western Australia.
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Osmundaria spiralis (Lamouroux) R.E.Norris 1991: 17-20, figs. 22, 26-31 figs 12,13.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh
Delesseria spiralis J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: Probably Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 533). Notes: Type from “Nouv. Holl.”; not located in Herb. Lamouroux, CN (Womersley, 2003: 399).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 10 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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 29 February 2020.