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Plocamium corallorhiza (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey

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 corallorhiza (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Plocamium corallorhiza (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Plocamium corallorhiza (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Plocamium corallorhiza (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Plocamium corallorhiza (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Plocamium corallorhiza (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

 

Rhodymenia verrucosa Womersley

Plocamium corallorhiza (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Publication details
Plocamium corallorhiza (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 542

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae Novae Zelandiae; being a catalogue of all of the species of algae yet recorded as inhabiting the shores of New Zealand, with characters and brief descriptions of the new species discovered during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror" and of others communicated to Sir W. Hooker by D. Sinclair, the Rev. Colenso, and M. Raoul. London Journal of Botany 4: 521-551.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus corallorhiza Turner

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 340).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus corallorhiza Turner 1808
Thamnophora corallorhiza (Turner) C.Agardh 1822

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Plocamium robertiae F.Schmitz ex Mazza

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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