Lithothamnion apiculatum f. patulum , nom. illeg.
Lithothamnion apiculatum f. patulum Foslie 1895: 54, nom. illeg. (as 'patula' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1895). The Norwegian forms of Lithothamnion. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1894: 29-208, 23 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion norvegicum (Areschoug) Kjellman
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: superfluous name for L. norvegicum f. globulatum Foslie (Woelker1ing 1993: 170). - (2 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1993). Type collections of Corallinales (Rhodophyta) in the Foslie Herbarium (TRH). Gunneria 67: 1-289, 8 tables.
Created: 09 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 November 2019.