Plocamium coccineum var. latiusculum Kützing
Plocamium coccineum var. latiusculum Kützing 1849: 884
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium rigidum Bory
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad Caput Bonae Spei (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Pappe; (Silva 1996-to date
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2002). A description of Plocamium fimbriatum sp. nov. (Plocamiales, Rhodophyta), from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species of the genus. Nova Hedwigia 75: 333-356.
Created: 11 July 2011 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 11 July 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2019.