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Plocaria crassissima P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865

Publication details
Plocaria crassissima P.Crouan & H.Crouan in Schramm & Mazé 1865: 20

Published in: Schramm, A. & Mazé, H. (1865). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe. pp. [i]-ii, 1-52. Basse Terre, Guadeloupe: Imprimerie du Gouvernement.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Plocaria is Plocaria candida Nees.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria crassissima (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type information
Type locality: "Moule (récifs de ceinture du port)" [Moule (reefs at entrance to port), Guadeloupe] (Schramm & Mazé 1865: 20). Lectotype: January 16th, 1870; BM? 000936166 (Gurgel & al. 2018: 11).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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
Lyra, D. de M., Iha, C., Grassa, C.J., Cai, L., Zhang, H.G., Lane, C., Blouin, N., Oliveira, M.C., Nunes, J. M de C. & Davis, C.C. (2021). Phylogenomics, divergence time estimation and trait evolution provide a new look into the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 165(107294): [1-14], 4 figs.

Key references
Wynne, M.J. (1989). The re-instatement of Hydropuntia Montagne (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 38: 476-479.

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