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Leptophytum absonum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Publication details
Leptophytum absonum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 29

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 Leptophytum is Leptophytum laeve Adey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon repandum (Foslie) Wilks & Woelkerling

Basionym
Lithothamnion absonum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Richard's Point, Port Philip Bay, Victoria, Australia (Foslie 1907: 6). Holotype: Gabriel; 1901; littoral. TRH B1-1606 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 226).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
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.

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2018.

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