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Mesophyllum versicolor (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Publication details
Mesophyllum versicolor (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 26

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum engelhartii (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Basionym
Lithothamnion versicolor Foslie

Type information
Holotype locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Woelkerling & Harvey 1993: 600). Holotype: J. Gabriel; xii.1906; TRH C16-3297 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 461).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), changing colour, variously coloured (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (1993). An account of southern Australian species of Mesophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 6: 571-637, 31 figs, 5 tables.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2019.

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