Phymatolithon repandum ( ) Wilks &
Phymatolithon repandum (Foslie) Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 190, figs 1-10
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.
Lithothamnion repandum Foslie
Type locality: Half Moon Bay, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 191). Lectotype: J. Gabriel; 14 January 1899; no habitat data on type. TRH C18-3354 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 471). Notes: Designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik (1967: 83).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a wavy margin.
Lithothamnion repandum Foslie 1904
Lithothamnion lenormandii f. australe Foslie 1901
Lithothamnion repandum f. asperulum Foslie 1906
Lithothamnion asperulum (Foslie) Foslie 1907
Lithothamnion absonum Foslie 1907
Leptophytum absonum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970
Leptophytum asperulum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970
Leptophytum repandum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970
This is a marine species.
Occurs intertidally on rocky reefs and in tide pools and subtidally to depths of 6 m; on small loose-lying stones, large rocks, reef tops and on a glass bottle (Wilks & Woelkeling 1994: 192).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
(as Phymatolithon repandum (Foslie) Wilks & Woelkerling)
Africa: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
Indian Ocean Islands: Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012).
Australia and New Zealand: Chatham Islands (Nelson 2013), New Zealand (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994, Womersley 1996, Kato et al. 2011, Nelson 2012), North Island, NZ (Nelson 2013), Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994, Womersley 1996), South Island, NZ (Nelson 2013), Tasmania (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994, Womersley 1996), Victoria (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994, Womersley 1996), Western Australia (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994, Womersley 1996).
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Van der Merwe, E. & Maneveldt, G.W. (2014). The genus Phymatolithon (Hapalidiaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in South Africa, including species previously ascribed to Leptophytum. South African Journal of Botany 90: 170-192.
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 March 2019.