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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 06 October 2022

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