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Osmundea crispa (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam 1994

Publication details
Osmundea crispa (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam in Nam & al. 1994: 393

Published in: Nam, K.W., Maggs, C.A. & Garbary, D.J. (1994). Resurrection of the genus Osmundea with an emendation of the generic delineation of Laurencia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 33(5): 384-395, 38 figs, 3 tables.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Osmundea is Osmundea expansa Stackhouse.

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

Basionym
Laurencia crispa Hollenberg

Type information
Type locality: USA: California: Pacific Grove, cast ashore near 7th Street (Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 219).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia crispa Hollenberg 1943

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia scrippsensis E.Y.Dawson 1944

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Serio, D., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (1999). Osmundea maggsiana sp. nov. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean Sea. Phycologia 38: 277-282, 11 figs, 1 table.

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