Hapalidium coccineum P. & H.
Hapalidium coccineum P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1859: 285
Published in: Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1859). Notice sur le genre Hapalidium. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Quatrième série 12: 284-287, pl. 21.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Melobesioideae Bizzozero. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta Part 2B Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 159-234. London: HMSO.
Created: 22 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 July 2009 by William J. Woelkerling
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2018.