Leptophytum elatum Y.M.Chamberlain
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tall.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
See Wilkes & Woelkerling (1994) and Adey, Athanasidis & Lebednik (2001).
This is a marine species.
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).
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 11 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry
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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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.