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Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh 1863

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Amansieae
Genus Vidalia

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Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 10 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh
Eglinton Rocks, near Yanchep, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Osmundaria spiralis (Lamouroux) R.E.Norris Eglinton Rocks, near Yanchep, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh 1863: 1126

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Vidalia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Delesseria spiralis J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: Probably Western Australia (Silva & al. 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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Delesseria spiralis J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Sphaerococcus spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh 1817
Rhodomela tridens var. spiralis (Lamouroux) C.Agardh 1822
Epineuron spirale (J.V.Lamouroux) Harvey 1847
Dictyomenia spiralis (Lamouroux) Sonder 1848
Euspiros spiralis (Lamouroux) Kuntze 1891
Osmundaria spiralis (Lamouroux) R.E.Norris 1991

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Epineuron backhousii Harvey 1845

Taxonomic notes
Womersley (2003: 399) cites Rhodomela serrulata C.Agardh 1824: 197 (in part) as a synonym of this species. - (12 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
A common species in shallow but shaded situations to deep water (Womersley 2003: 399).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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