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Plocamium brasiliense (Greville) M.Howe & W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Plocamium brasiliense (Greville) M.Howe & W.R.Taylor 1931: 14, figs 7, 8

Published in: Howe, M.A. & Taylor, W.R. (1931). Notes on new or little-known marine algae from Brazil. Brittonia 1: 7-33.
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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.

Thamnophora brasiliensis Greville

Type information
Type locality: Brazil (Wynne 2002: 349).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or from Brazil (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Thamnophora brasiliensis Greville 1833

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Dredged, Cabo Frio, Hassler Expedition 1047." (Howe & Taylor 1931: 18).

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Created: 20 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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Paradas, W.C., Crespo, T.M., Salgado, L.T., de Andrade, L.R., Soares, A.R., Hellio, C., Paranhos, R.R., Hill, L.J., de Souza, G.M., Kelecom, A.G.A.C., Da Gama, B.A.P., Pereira, R.C. & Amado-Filho, G.M. (2015). Mevalonosomes: specific vacuoles containing the mevalonate pathway in Plocamium brasiliense cortical cells (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 51(2): 225-235.

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