Mesophyllum discrepans ( ) Me.
Mesophyllum discrepans (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1928: 252
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum engelhartii (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Lithothamnion discrepans Foslie
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
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.