Lithothamnion nodulosum f. gracilescens
Lithothamnion nodulosum f. gracilescens Foslie 1900: 13
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion ungeri Kjellman
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with swellings, noduled, nodular, or with small nodules .
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Treated as a new name: Lithothamnion gracilescens is a superfluous substitute name for Lithothamnion ungeri Kjellman (1883) (= Lithothamnion byssoides sensu Unger). The status of Foslie's material Is uncertain (Athanasiadis 2016: 228). - (2 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
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: 09 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 02 October 2017 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 22 November 2018.