Prasiola velutina ( )
Prasiola velutina (Lyngbye) Trevisan 1845: 51
Published in: Trevisan, V.B.A. (1845). Nomenclator algarum, ou collection des noms imposées aux plantes de la famille des algues. pp. 1-80. Padoue [Padua]: Imprimerie du Seminaire.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Scytosiphon velutinus Lyngbye
Type locality: Ad saxa rivuli rapidissimi declivia prope littus Öre Österoë Faroenese (Lyngbye 1819: 68).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), velvety, densely covered with short soft erect hairs (Stearn 1973).
This is a terrestrial species.
Created: 10 July 2003 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 25 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Lokhorst, G.M. & Star, W. (1988). Prasiola velutina (Lyngbye) Wille in the Netherlands. Growth habit and ultrastructure of mitosis and cytokinesis. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 78(3): 313-327.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.