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Plocaria furcellata Montagne 1850

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Genus Plocaria

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Plocaria furcellata Montagne
Plant figured represents Gracilaria cliftonii; Gracilaria furcellata represents Sarconema filiforme as to name..

 

Publication details
Plocaria furcellata Montagne 1850: 243

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 Sarconema filiforme (Sonder) Kylin

Type information
Type locality: Hodeida, Yemen (Silva & al. 1996: 336).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).

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
Papenfuss, G.F. & Edelstein, T. (1974). The morphology and taxonomy of the red alga Sarconema (Gigartinales: Solieriaceae). Phycologia 13(1): 31-43, 25 figs.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2021.

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