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Lithophyllum marlothii (Heydrich) Heydrich 1897

Publication details
Lithophyllum marlothii (Heydrich) Heydrich 1897: 410

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Melobesiae. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 15(7): 403-420, pl. XVIII [18].
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pneophyllum marlothii (Heydrich) Puckree-Padua, P.W.Gabrielson, Hughey & Maneveldt

Lithothamnion marlothii Heydrich

Type information
Type locality: Champsbay, South Africa (Woelkerling 1998: 355). Syntype fragments: collector not indicated; date not indicated; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 355). Notes: Woelkering et al. (2005: 47) indicate that TRH has a syntype, A4-196. SOUTH AFRICA: WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE: CAMPS BAY, ON MUSSEL SHELLS; COLLECTOR: DR. MARLOTH. TYPE TRH A4-196 (LECTOTYPE DESIGNATED BY PUCKREE-PADUA et al., 2020: 1629; see Printz 1929: pl. LV, fig. 4).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Source of current name
Puckree-Padua, C, Gabrielson, P.W., Hughey, J.R. & Maneveldt, G.W. (2020). DNA sequencing of type material reveals Pneophylllum marlothii comb. nov. from South Africa and P. discoideum comb. nov. (Chamberlanoideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from Argentina. Journal of Phycology 56(6): 1625-1641, 6 figs, 3 tables.

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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