Laurencia pinnatifida var. osmunda (Turner) Kützing 1849
Laurencia pinnatifida var. osmunda (Turner) Kützing 1849: 856
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea osmunda (S.G.Gmelin) K.W.Nam & Maggs
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnately cleft (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Maggs & Hommersand (1993) this species is a synonym of Laurencia osmunda (S. G. Gmelin) Maggs & Hommersand.
Furnari et al. (1999: 54) think that records of this entity from the Adriatic Sea should be referred to Osmundea ramosissima.
This is a marine species.
(as Laurencia pinnatifida var. osmunda (Turner) Kützing)
English: Pepper dulse (Kirby 1953).
Created: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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.