Plocamium violaceum Farlow Panama. In situ bushy feather-like clusters
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Plocamium violaceum Farlow 1877: 240, no fig.
Published in: Farlow, W.G. (1877). On some algae new to the United States. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 12: 235-245.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
Plocamium tenue Kylin 1925
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Santa Cruz and San Diego, California, U.S.A (Farlow 1877: 240). Notes: Santa Cruz chosen as lectotype locality by Smith (1944: 265).
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Crews, P., Campbell, L. & Heron, E. (1977). Different chemical types of Plocamium violaceum (Rhodophyta) from the Montery Bay region, California. Journal of Phycology 13: 297-301, 2 figs, 2 tables.
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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 March 2019.