Plocamium rigidum Bory
Plocamium rigidum Bory Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Plocamium rigidum Bory in Bélanger & Bory de Saint-Vincent 1834: 164
Published in: Bélanger, C. & Bory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M. (1834). Voyage aux Indes-Orientales. Botanique IIe Partie. Cryptogamie. pp. 1-192. Paris: A. Bertrand.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).
Nereidea rigida (Bory) Kuntze 1891
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 343).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Plocamium rigidum Bory)
Africa: Namibia (Wynne 1986, Rull Lluch 2002, John et al. 2004), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).
Indian Ocean Islands: Amsterdam Island (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
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.
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 24 May 2019.