Lithophyllum frutescens (Foslie) M.Lemoine 1911

Publication Details
Lithophyllum frutescens (Foslie) M.Lemoine 1911: 144-146, figs 72, 73

Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1911). Structure anatomique des Mélobésiées. Application à la classification. Annales de l'Institut Océanographique, Monaco 2(2): 1-213, 14 figs, 3 folded tables, pls I-V.

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

Goniolithon frutescens Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: Funafuti Atoll, Tuvalu; (Woelkerling 1993: 59) Lectotype (designated by Woelkerling & al. 2005?): Anon.; 1899; no habitat given; TRH; A12-652 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 96, 99)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), becoming shrubby (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 August 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 23 April 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 April 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 June 2024

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