Lithophyllum tortuosum f. cristatum ( ) 1900
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.
Publication date: between 26.vi.1900 and 31.xii.1900
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tenarea tortuosa (Esper) Me.Lemoine
Lithophyllum cristatum Meneghini
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 09 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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.