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Lithothamnion prolixum f. plicatum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithothamnion prolixum f. plicatum (Foslie) Foslie 1908: 9

Published in: Foslie, M. (1908). Algologiske notiser V. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(7): 1-20.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum ferox (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain & Keats

Basionym
Lithothamnion falsellum f. plicatum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva 1996-to date).TRH (Chamberlain & Keats 1994: 130 (legend)).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 452). Holotype: Tyson; 1894; no habitat data on type. TRH (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 452).

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.

Key references
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.

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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.

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