Lithophyllum canescens (Foslie) Foslie 1905
Lithophyllum canescens (Foslie) Foslie 1905: 8
Publication date: etween 25.viii.1905 and 30.iv.1906
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Melobesia canescens Foslie
Type locality: Marine Laboratory, Prov. of Sagami, Pacific coast of middle Japan; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 143) Holotype: K.Yendo; 1899; "paa [= on] Padina arborescens"; TRH; A17-1023 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 143)
Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 09 August 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2023