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Mesophyllum fragilissimum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine

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

Published in: Lemoine, M. (1928). Un nouveau genre de Mélobésiées: Mesophyllum. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 75: 251-254.

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.

Basionym
Lithothamnion fragilissimum Foslie

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion fragilissimum Foslie 1904

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pulau Sebangkatan Island, Borneo Bank, Indonesia. (Athanasiadis & Ballantine 2014: no page number). Notes: "L (0064066, p.p.; station 81, S.E. 971b I, Herb.Lugd. # 943.7-21, p.p.), 14 June 1899, coll. A. Weber-Van-Bosse; illustrated by Foslie (1904, pl. 1, fig. 15) and Printz (1929, pl. 8, fig. 10); designated herein (Fig. 183 B)." (Athanasiadis & Ballantine 2014: Apprendix 2: no page number).

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
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.

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