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Phymatolithon acervatum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Publication details
Phymatolithon acervatum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 28

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Lithothamnion acervatum Foslie

Type information
Lectotype locality: Natal, South Africa (Chamberlain & Keats 1994: 111). Lectotype: A. Weber-van Bosse ; 1893; TRH B1-1607 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 226). Notes: Syntype: TRH, Knysna, Cape Province, South Africa, A. WvB, Foslie slide 704: Printz 1929, pl. I, fig. 14. fig. 6.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), heaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion acervatum Foslie 1907
Leptophytum acervatum (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain & Keats 1994

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithothamnion acervatum Foslie)
Africa: South Africa (Chamberlain & Keats 1994).

(as Leptophytum acervatum (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain & Keats)
Africa: South Africa (Chamberlain & Keats 1994, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Key references
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.

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