Plocaria Nees, 1820, nom. rejic.
Holotype species: Plocaria candida Nees
Original publication and holotype designation: Nees, C.G. (1820). Horae physicae Berolinenses collectae ex symbolis virorum doctorum H. Linkii...; edicuravit Christianus Godof. Nees ab Esenbeck.. pp. [i-xii], 1-123, , 27 pls. Bonnae [Bonn]: Sumtibus Adolphi Marcus.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria.
Nom. rej. vs. Gracilaria Greville 1830 (nom. cons.) - (18 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 21 species names in the database at present, of which 2 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
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Created: 01 January 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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