Boreothamnion villosum M.J.
Boreothamnion villosum M.J.Wynne 1980: 209, figs 1, 3, 5-9, 11-14
Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1980). Boreothamnion (Ceramiaceae, Ceramiales), a new red algal genus from Alaska. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 14: 209-219.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Boreothamnion.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), villous, shaggy with farily long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs (Stearn 1973).
Tokidaea villosa (M.J.Wynne) Perestenko 1996
Wynne (pers. comm., 27 January 2003) does not accept the tranfer of this entity to Tokidaea.
This is a marine species.
Created: 17 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 February 2019.