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Melobesia polycarpa Zanardini, nom. inval.

Publication details
Melobesia polycarpa Zanardini 1843: 44, nom. inval.

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1843). Saggio di classificazione naturale delle Ficee del Dottore Giovanni Zanardini aggiunti nuovi studii sopra l'androsace degli antichi con tavola miniata ed enumerazione di tutte le specie scoperte e raccolte dall'autore in Dalmazia. pp. [1]-64, 2 folded tables, 1 col. pl. Venezia [Venice]: Dallo Stabilimento tipographico enciclopedico di Girolamo Tasso.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melobesia is Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: nomen nudum (see Woelkering et al. 2005: 135). INA: Nomen subnudum. "Questa specie distinta sovrattutto per la quantità e stipatezza dei frutti cresce esclusivamente sulle pietre." [This species is distinguished above all by the quantity and cost of the fruits it grows exclusively on the stones.] - (11 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Entity of uncertain taxonomic position (Furnari et al., 1999). Original description rather scanty.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Furnari, G., Cormaci, M. & Serio, D. (1999). Catalogue of the benthic marine macroalgae of the Italian coast of the Adriatic Sea. Bocconea 12: 1-214.

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

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