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Mesophyllum laxum Me.Lemoine

Publication details
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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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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Key references
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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