Pleonosporium mexicanum E.Y.
Pleonosporium mexicanum E.Y.Dawson Panama. Carposporophytes (?) often opposite one another
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Pleonosporium mexicanum E.Y.Dawson 1962: 41, 42, 138, 139, Pl. 16: fig. 1
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1962). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 7. Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae, Delesseriaceae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 26: 1-207, 50 plates.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: 3 km. north of Belmar Hotel (Playa de Olas Atlas), Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico (Dawson 1962: 42). Holotype: 8 December 1946; lowermost intertidal, on small reef. Herb. Beaudette Foundation E. Y. Dawson 3610 (Dawson 1962: 42).
Central America: El Salvador (Fernández-García et al. 2011).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977).
Mateo-Cid, L.E., Mendoza-González, A.C., Norris, J.N. & García-López, D.Y. (2018). A taxonomic account of species in the tribe Spongoclonieae (Ceramiaceae, Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) reported from Atlantic and Pacific Mexico. Phytotaxa 340: 229-245, 38 figs, 1 table.
Created: 24 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 July 2019.