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Phymatolithon repandum (Foslie) Wilks & Woelkerling

Publication details
Phymatolithon repandum (Foslie) Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 190, figs 1-10

Published in: Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1994). An account of southern Australian species of Phymatolithon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) with comments on Leptophytum. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 183-223, 18 figs, 2 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Lithothamnion repandum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Half Moon Bay, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 191). Lectotype: J. Gabriel; 14 January 1899; no habitat data on type. TRH C18-3354 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 471). Notes: Designated by Adey in Adey & Lebednik (1967: 83).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a wavy margin.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion repandum Foslie 1904

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion lenormandii f. australe Foslie 1901
Lithothamnion repandum f. asperulum Foslie 1906
Lithothamnion asperulum (Foslie) Foslie 1907
Lithothamnion absonum Foslie 1907
Leptophytum absonum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970
Leptophytum asperulum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970
Leptophytum repandum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

Occurs intertidally on rocky reefs and in tide pools and subtidally to depths of 6 m; on small loose-lying stones, large rocks, reef tops and on a glass bottle (Wilks & Woelkeling 1994: 192).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Van der Merwe, E. & Maneveldt, G.W. (2014). The genus Phymatolithon (Hapalidiaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in South Africa, including species previously ascribed to Leptophytum. South African Journal of Botany 90: 170-192.

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