Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.-C.Fan & Yung C.Wang 1974

Publication Details
Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.-C.Fan & Yung C.Wang 1974: 492, pl. 1 (as 'farinosa')

Published in: Fan, K.-C. & Wang, Y.-C. (1974). Studies on the marine algae of Hsisha Islands, China I. Ganonema gen. nov. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 12(4): 489-495, 2 pls. [in Chinese and Latin with English summary]

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Publication date: "Oct. 1974"

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

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

Liagora farinosa J.V.Lamouroux

Type Information
Type locality: "Aux environs de Suez , dans la Mer rouge. Ded. Delile." [Suez, Red Sea, Egypt]; (Lamouroux 1816: 240) Lectotype: CN; (Yoshida 1998: 511) Notes: Dawson (1953: 43) incorrectly cites type locality as Haha-zima and Titi-zima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Type was illustrated by Abbott (Cryptogamie, Algologie, 11: fig. 23).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Found in tropical to warm-temperate seas worldwide (Huisman 2006: 43).

Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 May 2024

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Francisco F. Pedroche in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 May 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 June 2024

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