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Goniolithon frutescens f. congestum Foslie

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

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

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Neogoniolithon brassica-florida but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonmy

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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Source of current name
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 December 2019.

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