Mesophyllum purpurascens ( ) W.H.Adey
Mesophyllum purpurascens (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 26
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum funafutiense (Foslie) Verheij
Lectotype locality: nordsiden af [=north side of] Siambugten [= Gulf of Siam, now the Gulf of Thailand], Thailand (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 318). Lectotype: Schmidt; 7.iii.1900; encrusting on a coral reef. TRH B15-2377 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 318).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (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.
Created: 18 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 20 April 2014 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.