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Mesophyllum mesomorphum var. ornatum (Foslie & M.Howe) M.J.Wynne

Publication details
Mesophyllum mesomorphum var. ornatum (Foslie & M.Howe) M.J.Wynne 1998: 110

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1998). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: first revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 116: iii, 1-155, 5 figs..

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum ornatum (Foslie & M.Howe) Athanasiadis

Lithothamnion mesomorphum var. ornatum Foslie & M.Howe

Type information
Type locality: Cave Cays, Exuma Chain, Bahamas (Woelkerling 1998: 355). Holotype: M.A. Howe; 19.ii.1905; under rock overhang, low littoral. NY Howe no. 4021 (Woelkerling 1998: 355). Notes: Isotypes: PC, Howe no. 4021, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); BM, Howe no. 4021, algal box collection 922; L 942.360-29 (Howe no. 4021); TRH, Howe no4021, includes slide 1579 and two slides numbered Howe 4021.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 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 22 February 2020.

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