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

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Melyvonnea madagascariensis (Foslie) Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine 2014: 416

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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melyvonnea is Melyvonnea canariensis (Foslie) Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine.

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

Lithothamnion erubescens f. madagascarense Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: [Fort Dauphin] Madagascar; (Woelkerling 1998: 343) Holotype: Ferlus; date not indicated; no habitat data on type; PC; unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 343) Notes: Holotype fragment: TRH, C15-3240, includes slide 689, ex Mus. d'hist. Nat. Paris [PC].

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 25 September 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 September 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 December 2022

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