Lithothamnion carpoklonion & D.L.
Lithothamnion carpoklonion Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine 2011: 403, figs 1-21
Published in: Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2011). Lithothamnion carpoklonion sp. nov. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea: an epiphytic encrusting coralline alga producing conceptacle protuberances. Botanica Marina 54(4): 403-410.
Publication date: 2011
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Epiphytic on prop roots of the red mangrove, Rhizophora mangle, in association with Mesophyllum ornatum and other encrusting corallines, at shaded and sheltered sites with good water circulation, just below water level; islets about 1.5 km off the coast (Athanasiadis & Ballantine 2011). - (26 Sep 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Collado Reef, La Parguera, Puerto Rico (Athanasiadis & Ballantine 2011: 404). Holotype (gametangial and tetrasporangial thalli): A. Athanasidis (Athanas. PR-250); 28 April 2009; on Rhizophora mangle roots, littoral. MSM unnumbered (Athanasiadis & Ballantine 2011: 404). Notes: Isotypes: GB (unnumbered, slides) and in herb. Athanasidis.
Created: 26 September 2011 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 26 September 2014 by Paul Gabrielson
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Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2011). Lithothamnion carpoklonion sp. nov. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea: an epiphytic encrusting coralline alga producing conceptacle protuberances. Botanica Marina 54(4): 403-410.
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2019.