Lithothamnion roseum Batters 1893: 20
Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1893). New or critical British algae. Grevillea 22: 20-24, 24-25.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion glaciale Kjellman
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Chamberlain & Irvine (1994: 183) tentiatively assign this species to Lithothamnion glaciale; Athansiadis (2016: 217) also questions its inclusion.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Berwick[-on-Tweed], England (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 364). Notes: Syntype at TRH B20-2673 (Woelkering et al. 2005: 365).
Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Melobesioideae Bizzozero. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta Part 2B Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 159-234. London: HMSO.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2018.