Melanocolax M.T.Martin &, 1953
Holotype species: Melanocolax velutinus M.T.Martin & Pocock
Currently accepted name for the type species: Colacopsis velutina (M.T.Martin & Pocock) R.E.Norris
Original publication and holotype designation: Pocock, M.A. (1953). South African parasitic Florideae and their hosts. 1. Four members of the Rhodomelaceae which act as hosts for parasitic Florideae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 55: 34-47, 9 figs, pls 5-9.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Colacopsis.
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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