Plocaria candida Nees 1820
Plocaria candida Nees 1820: 42, pl. VI
Published in: 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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Plocaria.
Type locality: Habitat in India orientali, e regione Bengalensis allata herbario Ottonis (Nees 1820: 42).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), white.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 18 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2021.