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Lithothamnion capense f. eckloniae Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion capense f. eckloniae Foslie 1902: 19

Published in: Foslie, M. (1902). (Aarsberetning for 1901:) Den botaniske samling. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1901: 19.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Houtbaai, Kap d. g. haab [= Cape of Good Hope, Cape Province, South Africa] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 239). Holotype: Weber-van Bosse; 'paa [= on] Ecklonia'. TRH B2-1685 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 239).

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Source of current name
Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1997). The non-geniculate coralline algae Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) comb. nov., and S. magellanicum (Foslie) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta) in South Africa including a comparison with relevant types. European Journal of Phycology 32: 55-79.

Key references
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: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 August 2015 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 15 November 2018.

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