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Plocamium pacificum Kylin

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Plocamiales
Family Plocamiaceae
Genus Plocamium

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Plocamium pacificum Kylin
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018.

Plocamium pacificum Kylin
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Plocamium pacificum Kylin
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Plocamium pacificum Kylin
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Plocamium pacificum Kylin
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Plocamium pacificum Kylin
Panama. Habit showing flattened repeatedly alternate branching pattern. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Plocamium pacificum Kylin
Panama. Transverse section of compressed branch showing small surface cells surrounding large medullary cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Plocamium pacificum Kylin
Panama. Branch apex showing series of 2–3 unilaterally branched branchlets with lowermost unbranched branchlet outwardly curved. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Cladophora kerkennae Hamel

Plocamium cartilagineum subsp. pacificum (Kylin) P.C.Silva Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Plocamium pacificum Kylin 1925: 42

Published in: Kylin, H. (1925). The marine red algae in the vicinity of of the Biological Station at Friday Harbor, Wash. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny Följd, Andra Afdelningen 21(9): 1-87, 47 figs.

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson 1961
Plocamium cartilagineum subsp. pacificum (Kylin) P.C.Silva 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Saunders, G.W. & Lehmkuhl, K.V. (2005). Molecular divergence and morphological diversity among four cryptic species of Plocamium (Plocamiales, Florideophyceae) in northern Europe. European Journal of Phycology 40: 293-312.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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