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Laurencia pinnatifida var. osmunda (Turner) Kützing 1849

Publication details
Laurencia pinnatifida var. osmunda (Turner) Kützing 1849: 856

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea osmunda (S.G.Gmelin) K.W.Nam & Maggs

Fucus pinnatifidus var. osmunda (S.G.Gmelin) Turner

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnately cleft (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Maggs & Hommersand (1993) this species is a synonym of Laurencia osmunda (S. G. Gmelin) Maggs & Hommersand.

Distributional notes
Furnari et al. (1999: 54) think that records of this entity from the Adriatic Sea should be referred to Osmundea ramosissima.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Laurencia pinnatifida var. osmunda (Turner) Kützing)
English: Pepper dulse (Kirby 1953).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2021.

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