Plocamium coccineum var. tenue Kützing
Plocamium coccineum var. tenue Kützing 1866
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium telfairiae (W.J.Hooker & Harvey) Harvey ex Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).
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.
Source of current name
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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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.