Osmundea hybrida (De Candolle) K.W.Nam 1994

Laurencia hybrida (A.P.de Candolle) T.Lestiboudois

Laurencia hybrida (A.P.de Candolle) T.LestiboudoisCollected near Roscoff (F), December 1984 - 29 December 2011. Christine Wosnitza

Publication Details
Osmundea hybrida (De Candolle) 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
Fucus hybridus A.P.de Candolle

Type Information
Type locality: Calvados, France; (Silva & al. 1996: 534) Holotype: PC; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 395)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), Hybrid (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Cylindrical, cartilaginous, tufted, dark purple to greenish yellow fronds, 150 mm long. Main axis with repeatedly pinnate branching, branches mostly alternate, shorter towards apex giving pyramidal outline. Ultimate ramuli short, patent, truncate. Axis monosiphous with elongated pericentral cells and 1-2 outer layers of rounded coloured cells. Apex concave, with ephemerally colourless dichotomous hairs surrounding apical cell.

Habitat
On stones and shells, sometimes epiphytic, upper intertidal, widely distributed, locally common.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 April 2022

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

 
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