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Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson

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 coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018.

Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

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

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

Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson
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 scoparioides Hauck

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

Publication details
Plocamium coccineum var. pacificum (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson 1961: 220

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 4. Gigartinales. Pacific Naturalist 2: 191-343, 63 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Plocamium is Plocamium vulgare J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium pacificum Kylin

Basionym
Plocamium pacificum Kylin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: South of False Bay, San Juan Island, Washington, (Dawson 1961: 221). Type: In the upper part of the sublittoral. (Dawson 1961: 220). Notes: Not designated but probably represented by a tetrasporiangial collection in H. Kylin at the Herbarium of Lund University.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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