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Mesophyllum prolixum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

Publication details
Mesophyllum prolixum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 25

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

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 Phymatolithon ferox (Foslie) Maneveldt & E.Van der Merwe

Basionym
Lithothamnion prolixum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Natal, South Africa (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 452). Lectotype: A. Weber van Bosse; 1893; no habitat data on type. TRH C15-3244 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 452).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Van der Merwe, E. & Maneveldt, G.W. (2014). The genus Phymatolithon (Hapalidiaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in South Africa, including species previously ascribed to Leptophytum. South African Journal of Botany 90: 170-192.

Key references
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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