Melobesia farinosa f. mauritiana
Melobesia farinosa f. mauritiana Foslie 1905: 4
Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). New lithothamnia and systematical remarks. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(5): 1-9.
Publication date: etween 25.viii.1905 and 30.iv.1906
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996: 237), this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Hydrolithon farinosum but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ile Maurice [= Mauritius] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 126). Holotype: vi.1890; eelgrass?. TRH A15-890 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 126).
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 02 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 10 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2019.