Plocamium glomeratum J.
Plocamium glomeratum J.Agardh 1851: 397
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clustered in a round mass.
Plocamium subfastigiatum Kützing 1866
Plocamium membranaceum f. subfastigiatum (Kützing) De Toni 1900
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 341).
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.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.