Plocamium procerum (C. )
Plocamium procerum (C.Agardh) Suhr 1834: 726
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1834). Übersicht der Algen, welche von Hrn. Ecklon an der südafrikanischen Küste gefunden worden sind. Flora 17(46, 47): 721-735, 737-743, pls I, II (figs. 1-21).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium mertensii (Greville) Harvey
TYpe locality: Ad litus occidentale Novae Hollandiae [Western Australia] & ad Caput Bonae Spei [Cape of Good Hope] : unde specimina dederunt Desfontaines & Gaudichaud. (Agardh 1822: 181). Notes: A lectotype locality of Western Australia was first selected by J.Agardh (1841: 10-11).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), very tall, high (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Plocamium procerum (C. Agardh) Hooker & Harvey 1845: 542 (Womersley 1994: 383) - (23 Jul 2009) - Wendy Guiry
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: 14 August 2015 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 20 May 2019.