Melyvonnea canariensis (Foslie) Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine 2014

Publication Details
Melyvonnea canariensis (Foslie) Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine 2014: 399

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2014). The genera Melyvonnea gen. nov. and Mesophyllum s.s. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) particularly from the central Atlantic Ocean. Nordic Journal of Botany 35: 385-436.

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

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

Basionym
Lithothamnion canariense Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: Puerto Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands; (Woelkerling 1998: 334) Holotype: C. Sauvageau; Dec. 1904 - Feb. 1905; [collected in] littoral region; PC; unnumbered, Sauvageau Herbarium (box collection) (Woelkerling 1998: 334) Notes: Holotype material also at TRH, C15-3210, includes slides 1012, 1056 and 1057.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), living in or from the Canary Islands (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 October 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 October 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

 
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