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Mesophyllum discrepans (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Mesophyllum discrepans (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1928: 252

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 discrepans Foslie

Type information
Type locality: "Grahamstown" [probably near Port Alfred, Cape Province, South Africa] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 467). Lectotype: No collector data; communicavit Dr H. Becker; v.1899; no habitat data on type. TRH C18-3332 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 467).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), differing (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 17 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 06 June 2012 by Paul Gabrielson

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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 26 June 2019.

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