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Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam 1994

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

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Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
Seppings Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
Prasiola Pt., Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
Prasiola Pt; Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; lower intertidal. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA. 19 Apr 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA. 04 May 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

 

Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA
© Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com)

Publication details
Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam in Nam, Maggs & Garbary 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 spectabilis Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Syntype localities: In sinu Norfolk legit Kastalsky; ad Kamtschatka ad novam Californiam Douglas (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 16).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spectacular.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia spectabilis Postels & Ruprecht 1840
Laurencia pinnatifida var. spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) Farlow, Anderson, & Eaton 1878

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Murru, M. & Sandgren, C.D. (2004). Habitat matters for inorganic carbon acquisition in 38 species of red macroalgae (Rhodophyta) from Puget Sound, Washington, USA. Journal of Phycology 40: 837-845, 2 figs, 1 table.

Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.

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.

Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 January 2007 by G.M. Guiry

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References
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Delivopoulos, S.G. (2002). Ultrastructure of tetrasporogenesis in the red alga Osmundea spectabilis var. spectabilis (Rhodomelaceae: Ceramiales: Rhodophyta). Marine Biology 140: 921-934.
Delivopoulos, S.G. (2002). Ultrastructure of trichoblasts in the red alga Osmundea spectabilis var. spectabilis (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 37: 329-338.

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