Lithophyllum frutescens var. congestum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

Publication Details
Lithophyllum frutescens var. congestum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

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 Lithophyllum congestum (Foslie) Foslie.

Basionym
Goniolithon congestum Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: St Barthélemy, West Indies; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 188) Holotype: Goes; 1867; TRH; A23-1381, includes slides 435 and 436 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 188) Notes: Isotype: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). St. Barthélemy is part of the Lesser Antilles, one of the three island groups comprising the West Indies, along with the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas.

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), becoming shrubby (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 May 2008

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 May 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022

 
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