Leptophytum laeve W.H.Adey, nom. illeg. 1966

Publication Details
Leptophytum laeve W.H.Adey, nom. illeg. 1966: 324

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1966). The genera Lithothamnium, Leptophytum (nov. gen.) and Phymatolithon in the Gulf of Maine. Hydrobiologia 28: 321-370, 112 figs, tables I-VI.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Leptophytum.

Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), smooth, free from uneveness, hairs or roughness (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 February 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2024

 
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