Laurencia crispa Hollenberg in G.M. Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 219. figs 25-27
Published in: Smith, G.M. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1943). On some Rhodophyceae from the Monterey Peninsula, California. American Journal of Botany 30: 211-223.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea crispa (Hollenberg) K.W.Nam
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
USA: California: Pacific Grove, cast ashore near 7th Street (Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 219).
Source of current name
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.
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.