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

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

Current name: Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam
Northern California - 09 March 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication Details
Osmundea spectabilis (Postels & Ruprecht) K.W.Nam 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.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 January 2007

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 January 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 July 2024

 
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