Goniolithon frutescens f. congestum Foslie 1903

Publication Details
Goniolithon frutescens f. congestum Foslie 1903: 468, pl. XXV: fig. 5 (as 'congesta')

Published in: Foslie, M. (1903). The lithothamnia of the Maldives and Lacadives. In: The fauna and geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes. Vol. 1. (Gardiner, J.S. Eds), pp. 460-471. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Goniolithon is Goniolithon papillosum (Zanardini ex Hauck) Foslie.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neogoniolithon brassica-florida (Harvey) Setchell & L.R.Mason.

Type Information
Type locality: "Malediverne" [Male Atoll, Maldives]; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 262) Lectotype: Gardiner; iv.1900; no habitat given; TRH; A12-659 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 99) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Woelkerling (1993: 59)

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: 10 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2024

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