161,427 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,723 images, 62,830 bibliographic items, 473,328 distributional records.

Osmundea splendens (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam 1993

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

Pictures

click on thumbnail for larger version.

Osmundea splendens (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam
Panama. Habit with irregular to pinnate branching. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Osmundea splendens (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam
Panama. Transverse section of compressed branch showing small surface cells and large medullary cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Osmundea splendens (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam
Panama. Surface view of cortical cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Osmundea splendens (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam
Panama. Surface view of branchlet apex with terminal tuft sunken in depression and embedded tetrasporangia. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Osmundea splendens (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam
Panama. Transverse section of branch showing central large medullary cells and small darkly pigmented surface cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Halymenia urvilleana Montagne

Osmundea splendens (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam Panama. Habit with irregular to pinnate branching
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Osmundea splendens (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam in K.W. Nam, Maggs & Garbary 1993: 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.
 Download PDF

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 splendens Hollenberg

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), splendid, shining, gleaming, brilliant (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia splendens Hollenberg 1943

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Created: 21 February 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1265 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=21793

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 May 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio