albicans al·bi·cans (āl'bĭ-kānz')
n. pl. al·bi·can·ti·a (āl'bĭ-kān'tē-ə)
The white fibrous scar tissue in an ovary that results after the involution and regression of the corpus luteum. Also called corpus albicans.
There is nothing definitive here but the one word "albicans" quoted from Micheli.
Also to enable the Oidium albicans to attack the mucous membrane there must be some slight inflammation or injury.
There are two more species—the Pithecia hirsute and the Pithecia albicans.