Lithophyllum platyphyllum ( )
Lithophyllum platyphyllum (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 26
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
Publication date: between 1.i.1900 and 25.vi.1900
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Goniolithon platyphyllum Foslie
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).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with broad leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
1900: 18 (INA; Hernandez-Kantun, 2016). - (12 Jan 2017) - Wendy Guiry
on exposed reef crests to 3 m depth (Hernandez-Kantun, 2016: 627). - (12 Jan 2017) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 16 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 March 2019 by Paul Gabrielson
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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 13 December 2019.