Plocamium procerum var. mertensii ( )
Plocamium mertensii (Greville) Harvey Kangaroo Island, South Australia
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Plocamium procerum var. mertensii (Greville) Harvey 1862: expl. pl. CCXXIII : fig. 2
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1862). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 4. pp. viii, Plates CLXXXI-CCXL. London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium mertensii (Greville) Harvey
Thamnophora mertensii Greville
Type locality: ad Novam Hollandiam (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 342). Lectotype: Fraser; Herb. Greville, E (Womersley 1994: 385).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), very tall, high (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 24 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 23 May 2019.