Mesophyllum brachycladum ( ) W.H.Adey
Mesophyllum brachycladum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 22
Published in: Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithothamnion brachycladum Foslie
Type locality: St Helena [Island] (Woelkerling 1998: 332). Holotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; dredged off St. Helena, presented [to BM] by W.H. Surton. BM algal box collection 30 (including a label from Foslie with the number 10 and the name on it). (Woelkerling 1998: 332). Notes: Holotype fragments: TRH C16-3249, British Museum no. 10, includes slides 336 and 1360; PC, British Museum no. 10, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym). Athanasiadis & Ballantine (2014: Appendix I:1) insist that the holotype is in TRH and the BM material is an isotype.
Lithothamnion brachycladum Foslie 1900
This is a marine species.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.