Melyvonnea canariensis ( ) & D.L.
Melyvonnea canariensis (Foslie) Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine 2014: 399
Published in: Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2014). The genera Melyvonnea gen. nov. and Mesophyllum s.s. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) particularly from the central Atlantic Ocean. Nordic Journal of Botany 35: 385-436.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Melyvonnea.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithothamnion canariense Foslie
Type locality: Puerto Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands (Woelkerling 1998: 334). Holotype: C. Sauvageau; Dec. 1904 - Feb. 1905; [collected in] littoral region. PC unnumbered, Sauvageau Herbarium (box collection) (Woelkerling 1998: 334). Notes: Holotype material also at TRH, C15-3210, includes slides 1012, 1056 and 1057.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living in or from the Canary Islands (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 14 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2017 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 26 June 2019.