Mesophyllum laxum Me.
Mesophyllum laxum Me.Lemoine 1929: 60, pl. 2: fig. 3
Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [M.] (1929). Les Corallinacées de l'Archipel des Galapagos et du Golfe de Panama. Archives du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle [Paris], Sixième Série 4: 37-88, 35 figs, IV pls.
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This is a marine species.
Type locality: James Bay (station 3), James Island, Galapagos Islands (Woelkerling 1998: 382). Holotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated but material forms part of the St George Expedition of 1923-1924 associated with C. Crossland; BM algal box collection no. 322 (Woelkerling 1998: 382). Notes: Holotype fragments: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2014). The genera Melyvonnea gen. nov. and Mesophyllum s.s. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) particularly from the central Atlantic Ocean. Nordic Journal of Botany 35: 385-436.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2019.