Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae > Order Plocamiales > Family Plocamiaceae > Genus Plocamium

Plocamium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon, 1967

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PlocamiumJ.V.Lamouroux, 1813accepted genus name

Species group names

Plocamium cartilagineum var. uncinatum (C.Agardh) Guiry ex Benhissoune et al., 2002 synonym
Plocamium subtile Kützing, 1866 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): kamskåring sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: kamtang sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kamwier sources: Coppejans, E. (1998). Flora van de Noord-Franse en Belgische zeewieren [Marine algae of northern France and Belgium]. Nationale Plantentuin van België: Meise, Belgium. ISBN 90-72619-41-2. 462 pp.
 German: Kammtang sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian: kamskåring sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: kamskåring
 Norwegian Nynorsk: kamskòring
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): kamskòring sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: kamalg


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Check list of Antarctic and Subantarctic Seaweeds by Wiencke C & Clayton MN, 2002.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2).

additional source

Vanderperren, J.-P. (1991). Natural History Archive [Natuurhistorisch Archief]. De Strandvlo 11(4): 101-108

additional source





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External Links

Marine Life Information Network - UK
Barcode of Life (15 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications)
GenBank (37 nucleotides; 27 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Plocamium cartilagineum. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145782




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