Melobesia brassica-florida Harvey 1849

Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason

Current name: Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.MasonMirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it)

Publication Details
Melobesia brassica-florida Harvey 1849: 110

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.

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Publication date: "before November 1849"

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melobesia is Melobesia membranacea (Esper) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason.

Type Information
Type locality: Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 261) Lectotype: Herb. Bowerbank?; BM; algal box collection no. 78 (Penrose 1996: 281) Notes: Designated by Penrose & Chamberlain (in Woelkerling 1992: 43).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2024

 
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