Mammillaria expansa Stackhouse 1809
Mammillaria expansa Stackhouse 1809: 74
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: -97.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry.
Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
This is a species.
Created: 13 June 2013 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 13 June 2013
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 June 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022