Plocamium coccineum var. secundatum Kützing 1849

Publication Details
Plocamium coccineum var. secundatum Kützing 1849: 883

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Plocamium is Plocamium vulgare J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium secundatum (Kützing) Kützing.

Type Information
Type locality: N.W. Bay, Hermite Island, Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego ; (Wynne 2002: 355)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 July 2011

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 July 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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