Plocamium cornutum (Turner)
Plocamium cornutum (Turner) Harvey Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water; with tip damage
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Plocamium cornutum (Turner) Harvey 1849: (1847-1849): 123
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus cornutus Turner
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Turner 1811-1819: 152). Type: Mr Burchell; BM?
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horned.
Sphaerococcus cornutus (Turner) C.Agardh 1822
This is a marine species.
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 April 2019.