Plocamium dilatatum J.
Plocamium dilatatum J.Agardh Butts Reef, Huon River, Tasmania; depth:12 m; det. C. Sanderson
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Plocamium dilatatum J.Agardh 1876: 347
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
(Latin), broadened, expanded, spread out, or widened.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Found on coasts of strong to moderate wave action and known from depths of 3-22 m (Womersley 1994: 387).
Type locality: Tasmania (Womersley 1994: 387). Lectotype: LD, Herb. Agardh (Womersley 1994: 387).
Source of current name
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.
Created: 21 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 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 21 April 2019.