Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva 1957

Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva

Current name: Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal. - 15 June 2003. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva 1957: 47

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1957). Notes on Pacific marine algae. MadroƱo 14: 41-51.

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

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

Bossea plumosa Manza

Type Information
Type locality: Moss Beach, San Mateo Co., California; (Silva 1979: 319) Holotype: UC; 545710 (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 November 2015

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 November 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 September 2023

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