Mesophyllum versicolor ( ) W.H.Adey
Mesophyllum versicolor (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 26
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum engelhartii (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Lithothamnion versicolor Foslie
Holotype locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Woelkerling & Harvey 1993: 600). Holotype: J. Gabriel; xii.1906; TRH C16-3297 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 461).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), changing colour, variously coloured (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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.
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (1993). An account of southern Australian species of Mesophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 6: 571-637, 31 figs, 5 tables.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 April 2014 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2020.