Goniolithon frutescens 1900
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 & 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
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 515 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=15008
Cite this record as:
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 26 November 2020.