Lithophyllum canescens ( )
Lithophyllum canescens (Foslie) Foslie 1905: 8
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Melobesia canescens Foslie
Type locality: at the Marine Laboratory, Prov. of Sagami, Pacific coast of middle Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 143). Holotype: Y.Yendo; 1899; "paa [= on] Padina arborescens". TRH A17-1023 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 143).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.
Titanoderma canescens (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva 1985
This is a marine species.
South America: Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 21 July 2019.