Boreothamnion villosum M.J.Wynne 1980

Publication Details
Boreothamnion villosum M.J.Wynne 1980: 209, figs 1, 3, 5-9, 11-14

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1980). Boreothamnion (Ceramiaceae, Ceramiales), a new red algal genus from Alaska. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 14: 209-219.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Boreothamnion.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), villous, shaggy with farily long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 January 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 January 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 April 2023

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