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Plocaria heteroclada Montagne 1846

Publication details
Plocaria heteroclada Montagne 1846: 73, pl. 16: fig. 4

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 heteroclada (Montagne) J.Feldmann & G.Feldmann

Type information
Holotype locality: Algiers, Algeria (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 67). Holotype: Mme Monnard; herb. Montagne, PC (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 67). Notes: Mommard/Monnard ? In littore prope urbem Alger (INA).

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.

Key references
Gargiulo, G.M., De Masi, F. & Tripodi, G. (1992). Morphology, reproduction and taxonomy of the Mediterranean species of Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 31: 53-80.

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