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Leptophytum elatum Y.M.Chamberlain

Publication details
Leptophytum elatum Y.M.Chamberlain 1990: 189, figs 40-44

Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. (1990). The genus Leptophytum (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) in the British Isles with descriptions of Leptophytum bornetii, L. elatum sp. nov and L. laeve. British Phycological Journal 25: 179-199.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leptophytum is Leptophytum laeve Adey.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tall.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
See Wilkes & Woelkerling (1994) and Adey, Athanasidis & Lebednik (2001).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: West Angle, Pembroke, England (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 169). Holotype: Y. M. Chamberlain; 18 Feb 1984; on rock in lower littoral. BM YMC 84/38 (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 169).

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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References
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Chamberlain, Y.M. (1990). The genus Leptophytum (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) in the British Isles with descriptions of Leptophytum bornetii, L. elatum sp. nov and L. laeve. British Phycological Journal 25: 179-199.

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