Holmesia japonica ( )
Holmesia japonica (Okamura) Okamura 1932: 97, pl. 300, figs 10, 11
Published in: Okamura, K. (1932). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. VI pp. 63-101 (English), 61-96 (Japanese), Plates CCLXXXI-CCC. Tokyo: published by the author.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neoholmesia japonica (Okamura) Mikami
Botryocarpa japonica Okamura
Type locality: Cape Iwaizaki, Rikuzen Province, Japan (Mikami 1972).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 18 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 October 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Mikami, H. (1970). On the character in Holmesia japonica Okamura. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 18: 108-111.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.