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Lithophyllum mildbraedii Pilger 1919

Publication details
Lithophyllum mildbraedii Pilger 1919: 425, 426, figs 40-47

Published in: Pilger, R. (1919). Über Corallinaceae von Annobon. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 55: 401-435.

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 Pseudolithophyllum mildbraedii (Pilger) De Toni

Type information
Type locality: Pagalu (= Annobón) (Lawson & John 1987: 217). Type: J. Mildbraed; October 1911; (Lawson & John 1987: 217).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pseudolithophyllum mildbraedii (Pilger) De Toni 1924

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Pseudolithophyllum mildbraedii (Pilg.) De Toni and Lithophyllum retusum Foslie as synonyms of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum mildbraedii Pilger)
Atlantic Islands: Cape Verde Islands (John & al. 2004).

Africa: Angola (John & al. 2004), Cameroon (John & al. 2004), Equatorial Guinea (John & al. 2004), Ghana (John & al. 2004), São Tomé & Príncipe (John & al. 2004).

(as Pseudolithophyllum mildbraedii (Pilger) De Toni)
Atlantic Islands: Cape Verde Islands (Gabriel & Fredericq 2019).

Africa: Cameroon (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003), Equatorial Guinea (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003), Ghana (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), São Tomé & Príncipe (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003).

Source of current name
De Toni, G.B. (1924). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. VI. Florideae. Sectio V. Additamenta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-767, frontispiece. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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