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Plocamium concinnum Areschoug 1854

Publication details
Plocamium concinnum Areschoug 1854: 353

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1854). Phyceae novae et minus cognitae in maribus extraeuropaeis collectae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, series 3 1: 329-372.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Sao Vicente, Cape Verde Islands (Wynne 2002: 351).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, elegant, harmonious, skilfully put together (Tilmann & al. 2014).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Plocamium biserratum Dickie 1874

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Plocamium biserratum Dickie as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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