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Sargassum hystrix var. buxifolium Chauvin

Publication details
Sargassum hystrix var. buxifolium Chauvin in J.Agardh 1848: 322

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum buxifolium (Chauvin) M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
J.Agardh (1848: 322) credits the name to "Chauv. mscr." No type locality is given. - (16 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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