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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.

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

Basionym
Goniolithon frutescens Foslie

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

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), becoming shrubby (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 November 2020.

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