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Plocamium procerum (C.Agardh) Suhr

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 (C.Agardh) Suhr

 

Publication details
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).
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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
Delesseria plocamium var. procera C.Agardh

Type information
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).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Plocamium procerum (C. Agardh) Hooker & Harvey 1845: 542 (Womersley 1994: 383) - (23 Jul 2009) - Wendy Guiry

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.

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Verified by: 14 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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