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Plocamium secundatum (Kützing) Kützing

Publication details
Plocamium secundatum (Kützing) Kützing 1866: 15, pl. 42: fig. c, d

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1866). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVI pp. i-iii, 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Plocamium is Plocamium vulgare J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Basionym
Plocamium coccineum var. secundatum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: N.W. Bay, Hermite Island, Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego (Wynne 2002: 355).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with secund branching (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Plocamium coccineum var. secundatum Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Plocamium coccineum var. australe J.Agardh 1852

Distributional notes
This species has been introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 189), perhaps by shipping, being first found at Catalonia, Spain in 1976. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Created: 06 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Carson, M.A., Nelson, J., Cancela, M.L., Laizé, V., Gavia, P.J., Rae, M., Shhsch, S., Verzin, E., Maggs, C.A., Gilmore, B.F. & Clarke, S.A. (2018). Red algal extracts from Plocamium lyngbyanum and Ceramium secundatum stimulate osteogenic activities in vitro and bone growth in zebrafish larvae. Scientific Reports 8(7725): 1-12, 5 figs.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Serio, D. (1991). First records of the austral species Plocamium secundatum (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean Sea. Cryptogamie, Algologie 12(4): 235-244.

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