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Plocamium procerum var. mertensii (Greville) Harvey

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 procerum var. mertensii (Greville) Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Plocamium procerum var. mertensii (Greville) Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Plocamium procerum var. mertensii (Greville) Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Plocamium procerum var. mertensii (Greville) Harvey
Kangaroo Island, South Australia. 20 Oct 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Plocamium procerum var. mertensii (Greville) Harvey
Albany, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Polycavernosa albornozii N.Rodríguez de Ríos

Plocamium mertensii (Greville) Harvey Kangaroo Island, South Australia
© M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Plocamium procerum var. mertensii (Greville) Harvey 1862: expl. pl. CCXXIII [223]: 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..
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium mertensii (Greville) Harvey

Basionym
Thamnophora mertensii Greville

Type information
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).

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

General environment
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.

Key references
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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