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Plocamium serrulatum var. pectinatum Cordero

Publication details
Plocamium serrulatum var. pectinatum Cordero 1977: 140, figs 128, 129

Published in: Cordero, P.A., Jr (1977). Studies on Philippine marine red algae. Special Publications from the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory 4: 1-258, 268 figs, 27 plates.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat saw-toothed.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
See Wynne (2002: 356) for discussion on confusion concerning the spelling of the epithet. - (11 Jul 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Philippines: prov. Batanes, ins. Batan: Tajojora (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: Velasquez, Cordero & Timbol; 4.xi.1964; PNH 94807 (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Batan Island, Batanes Province, Luzon, Phillipines.

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Key references
Silva, P.C., MeƱez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.

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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M.D. 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 21 February 2020.

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