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Plocamium peperocarpos (Poiret) J.V.Lamouroux

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 peperocarpos (Poiret) J.V.Lamouroux
Phacelocarpus peperocarpus, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Plocamium peperocarpos (Poiret) J.V.Lamouroux
Phacelocarpus peperocarpus, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Plocamium peperocarpos (Poiret) J.V.Lamouroux
Phacelocarpus peperocarpus, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Gracilaria pumila Greville

Phacelocarpus peperocarpos (Poiret) M.J.Wynne, Ardré & P.C.Silva Phacelocarpus peperocarpus, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Plocamium peperocarpos (Poiret) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 138 ('pipericarpos')

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 Phacelocarpus peperocarpos (Poiret) M.J.Wynne, Ardré & P.C.Silva

Basionym
Fucus peperocarpos Poiret

Type information
Type locality: probably Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 314). Lectotype: Figs 1-6: CN (Wynne, Ardré & Silva 1993: 38). Notes: "Circumstantial evidence suggests that the provenance of Poiret's collection was Australisa rather than the Indian Ocean" Wynne et al. (1993). According to Womersley (1994: 402) the type is probably from Tasmania.

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.

Key references
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.

Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.

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