Asperocaulon coccineum ( ) 1824
Asperocaulon coccineum (Hudson) Greville 1824: 307
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1824). Flora edinensis: or a description of plants growing near Edinburgh, arranged according to the Linnean system, with a concise introduction to the natural orders of the class Cryptogamia, and illustrated plates. pp. i-lxxxi, 1-478. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Asperocaulon.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon
Fucus coccineus Hudson
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 July 2021.