Laurencia osmunda (S.G.Gmelin) Maggs & Hommersand 1993

Osmundea osmunda (S.G.Gmelin) K.W.Nam & Maggs

Current name: Osmundea osmunda (S.G.Gmelin) K.W.Nam & Maggs
Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Laurencia osmunda (S.G.Gmelin) Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 400, fig. 126 A-F

Published in: Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea osmunda (S.G.Gmelin) K.W.Nam & Maggs.

Basionym
Fucus osmunda S.G.Gmelin

Type Information
Type locality: "Mare mediterraneum, Littora Angliae, praesertim Haruici on scopulis" [Harwich, Essex, England]; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: illustration in S.G.Gmelin (1768: 155, pl. 16, fig. 2) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 December 2018

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 December 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2024

 
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