Phymatolithon masonianum Wilks &
Phymatolithon masonianum Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 195, figs 11-15
Published in: Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1994). An account of southern Australian species of Phymatolithon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) with comments on Leptophytum. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 183-223, 18 figs, 2 tables.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Plants occur on sponge and rock at depths of 4-12 m (Wilks & Woelkerling 1995: 196). From 2-15 m deep (Womersley 1996: 187).
Type locality: Ninepin Point, D’Entrecasteaux Channel, Tasmania, Australia (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 196). Holotype: G. Kraft; 4 January 1993; 6-12 m deep. LTB 16679 (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 196).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phymatolithon masonianum Wilks & Woelkerling)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
South America: Brazil (Oliveira Costa et al. 2014).
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 24 October 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 19 September 2018.