Goniolithon frutescens Foslie 1900: 9-12
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Calcareous algae from Funafuti. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(1): 1-12.
Publication date: between 26.vi.1900 and 31.xii.1900
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Goniolithon is Goniolithon papillosum (Zanardini ex Hauck) Foslie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), becoming shrubby (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Funafuti Atoll, Tuvalu (Woelkerling 1993: 59). Lectotype: Anon.; 1899; no habitat given. TRH A12-652 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 96, 99).
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: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.