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Plocamium cirrhosum (Turner) M.J.Wynne 2002

Publication details
Plocamium cirrhosum (Turner) M.J.Wynne 2002: 140, 142, figs 1, 3

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (2002). Plocamium cirrhosum comb. nov. (Plocamiales, Rhodophyta) to replace P. costatum. New Zealand Journal of Botany 40: 137-142.
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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.

Fucus cirrhosus Turner

Type information
Type locality: Dusky Sound, Fiordland region of the South Island, New Zealand (Wynne 2002: 142). Type: "Mr. Andrews" [most likely Mr. W. Anderson]; "1774" [and error for 1773]; BM 44253 (Wynne 2002: 142). Notes: In Banksian Herbarium (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tendrilled, ending in a narrow curled or wavy appendage (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus cirrhosus Turner 1807
Sphaerococcus cirrhosus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817
Odonthalia cirrhosa (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux 1824
Calliblepharis ciliata var. cirrhosa (Turner) Chauvin 1912

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Delesseria plocamium var. costata C.Agardh 1822
Thamnophora cunninghamii Greville 1837
Thamnophora costata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1841
Plocamium cunninghamii (Greville) J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
Plocamium costatum (C.Agardh) J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847
Nereidea costata (C.Agardh) Kuntze 1891

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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Wynne, M.J. (2002). Plocamium cirrhosum comb. nov. (Plocamiales, Rhodophyta) to replace P. costatum. New Zealand Journal of Botany 40: 137-142.

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