Plocamium membranaceum Suhr 1840: 261
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23: 257-265, 273-282, 289-298.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium maxillosum (Poiret) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 342).
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2002). A description of Plocamium fimbriatum sp. nov. (Plocamiales, Rhodophyta), from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species of the genus. Nova Hedwigia 75: 333-356.
Created: 26 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 July 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 21 May 2019.