Vidalia spiralis (J.V. ) J.V. ex J.Agardh 1863
Osmundaria spiralis (Lamouroux) R.E.Norris Eglinton Rocks, near Yanchep, Western Australia.
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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]
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Vidalia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Delesseria spiralis J.V.Lamouroux
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).
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
Epineuron backhousii Harvey 1845
Womersley (2003: 399) cites Rhodomela serrulata C.Agardh 1824: 197 (in part) as a synonym of this species. - (12 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
A common species in shallow but shaded situations to deep water (Womersley 2003: 399).
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -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. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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