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Lithophyllum tortuosum f. cristatum (Meneghini) Foslie 1900

Publication details
Lithophyllum tortuosum f. cristatum (Meneghini) Foslie 1900: 20 (as 'cristata' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
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Publication date: between 26.vi.1900 and 31.xii.1900

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 Tenarea tortuosa (Esper) Me.Lemoine

Basionym
Lithophyllum cristatum Meneghini

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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Verified by: 18 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.

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