Melobesia farinosa var. solmsiana ( ) Me.
Melobesia farinosa var. solmsiana (Falkenberg) Me.Lemoine in Børgesen 1917: 171
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1917). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (3). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 145-240, figs 149-230.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrolithon boreale (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain
Melobesia solmsiana Falkenberg
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Melobesia farinosa var. solmsiana (Falkenberg) Me.Lemoine)
Europe: France (Feldmann & Magne 1964, Augier, Boudouresque & Laborel 1971, Anon. 2017), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974, Haritonidis & Tsekos 1976, Tsekos & Haritonidis 1977).
Created: 14 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 August 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.