Goniolithon spectabile f. brevifultum
Goniolithon spectabile f. brevifultum Foslie 1901: 16, 18 (as 'brevifluta' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(6): 1-24.
Publication date: 18.ii.1901
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 spectabile (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason
Origin of species name
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996) this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Neogoniolithon spectabile but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonmy
This is a marine species.
Type locality: [No locality given], Mauritius (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 101). Holotype: Jadin; ix.1890; no habitat given. TRH A12-669 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 101).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Goniolithon spectabile f. brevifultum Foslie)
Africa: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
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: 12 September 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 10 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.