Osmundea truncata (Kützing) K.W.Nam & Maggs 1994

Osmundea truncata (Kützing) K.W.Nam & Maggs

Current name: Osmundea truncata (Kützing) K.W.Nam & Maggs
The Fleet, Dorset; section to show hylaline needles in medulla. Width of large medullary cell with needle 85 microns - 24 August 2011. Francis Bunker

Publication Details
Osmundea truncata (Kützing) K.W.Nam & Maggs 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.

Laurencia truncata Kützing

Type Information
Holotype locality: Pirano, Croatia; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 408) Holotype: Pius Titius; L; 941.99.271 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 408)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), truncate, i.e., ending very abruptly as if cut straight across (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2023

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