Sargassum hystrix var. buxifolium
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, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
J.Agardh (1848: 322) credits the name to "Chauv. mscr." No type locality is given. - (16 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Created: 29 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2019.