Lithothamnion brassica-florida (Harvey) Areschoug 1852

Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason

Current name: Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.MasonMirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it)

Publication Details
Lithothamnion brassica-florida (Harvey) Areschoug 1852: 523

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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 Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason.

Basionym
Melobesia brassica-florida Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 261) Lectotype: Herb. Bowerbank?; BM; algal box collection no. 78 (Penrose 1996: 281) Notes: Designated by Penrose & Chamberlain (in Woelkerling 1992: 43).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2024

 
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