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Plocamium membranaceum Suhr

Publication details
Plocamium membranaceum Suhr 1840: 261

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beitr├Ąge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23: 257-265, 273-282, 289-298.
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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 maxillosum (Poiret) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 342).

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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.

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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.

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