Goniolithon platyphyllum Foslie 1899: 13
Published in: Foslie, M. (1899). Some new or critical lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(6): 1-19.
Publication date: 5.i.1899
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 Lithophyllum congestum (Foslie) Foslie
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with broad leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St. Martin [Island], nær [= near] Guadeloupe, Vestindien [= West Indies] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 192). Holotype: P.T.Cleve; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A23-1401 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 192).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Hernandez-Kantun, J.J., Gabrielson, P., Hughey, J.R., Pezzolesi, L., Rindio, F., Robinson, N.M., Peña, V., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Le Gall, L. & Adey, W. (2016). Reassessment of branched Lithophyllum spp. (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Caribbean Sea with global implications. Phycologia 55(6): 619-639.
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: 12 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 January 2017 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 19 February 2020.