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Plocamium cartilagineum var. uncinatum (C.Agardh) Guiry ex Benhissoune et al.

Publication details
Plocamium cartilagineum var. uncinatum (C.Agardh) Guiry ex Benhissoune et al. 2002: 404,408

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 cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon

Basionym
Delesseria plocamium var. uncinata C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Ad litora Armoricae [Brittany]; Bonnemaison. (Agardh 1822: 181). Type: Herb. Agardh, LD 27915 (Cremades et al. 2011: 131).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Publication date: September 2002. - (30 Jun 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Benhissoune, S., Boudouresque, C.-F., Perret-Boudouresque, M. & Verlaque, M. (2002). A checklist of the seaweeds of the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Morocco. III. Rhodophyceae (Excluding Ceramiales). Botanica Marina 45: 391-412.

Cremades, J., Barreiro, R., Maneiro, I. & Saunders, G.W. (2011). A new taxonomic interpretation of the type of Plocamium cartilagineum (Plocamiales, Florideophyceae) and its consequences. European Journal of Phycology 46(2): 125-142.

Saunders, G.W. & Lehmkuhl, K.V. (2005). Molecular divergence and morphological diversity among four cryptic species of Plocamium (Plocamiales, Florideophyceae) in northern Europe. European Journal of Phycology 40: 293-312.

Created: 18 December 1997 by M.D. 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 20 May 2019.

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