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Mesophyllum capense (Rosanoff) Y.M.Chamberlain

Publication details
Mesophyllum capense (Rosanoff) Y.M.Chamberlain 2000: 367, figs 1-31

Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. (2000). Mesophyllum capense (Rosanoff) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) from South Africa. Cryptogamie Algologie 21(4): 365-379, 31 figs, 2 table.

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 Capensia fucorum (Esper) A.Athanasiadis

Basionym
Lithophyllum capense Rosanoff

Type information
Type locality: Cape Agulhas, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 273). Lectotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; no habitat data on type. CN Hohenhacker specimen 236 in Algae Marinae Siccatae, specimen in the Lenormand herbarium; designated by Chamberlain in Woelkerling & Verheij, 1995: 38 (Woelkerling 1998: 306). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, unnumbered, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 131, filed under Lithothamnion); BM, sheet collections, unnumbered (filed under Lithophyllum); L (see Woelkerling & Verheij, 1995: 38). Collector: R.F. Hohenacker, Alg. Mar. Sic. no. 236; Lectotype fide Chamberlain in W.J Woelkerling & E. Verheij, Blumea 40:38. 1995: Y.M. Chamberlain, Cryptogamie Algologie 21: 376, fig.1, 2000 (INA).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion capense (Rosanoff) Foslie 1898
Lithothamnion patena f. capense (Rosanoff) Heydrich 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2017). Capensia fucorum (Esper) gen. et comb. nov. (Mesophyllaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta), a hemiparasite on Gelidium from South Africa. Botanica Marina 60(5): 555-565.

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References
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Chamberlain, Y.M. (2000). Mesophyllum capense (Rosanoff) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) from South Africa. Cryptogamie Algologie 21(4): 365-379, 31 figs, 2 table.

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