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Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen
recolectada de arribazón a la costa en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen
a. rama; b. filoide; c. vesícula; d. cauloide; e. receptáculo. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira..

Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen
Cuba. 26 Jul 2012. Angel Moreira. © Angel Moreira.

Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen
Centra-southern Cuba. 26 Jul 2012. Angel Moreira. © Angel Moreira.

Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Calothrix hydnoides Harvey

Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen Centra-southern Cuba
© Angel Moreira

Publication details
Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen 1914: 11, fig. 8

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1914). The species of Sargassum found along the coasts of the Danish West Indies with remarks upon the floating forms of the Sargasso Sea. In: Mindeskrift i Anledning af Hundredaaret for Japetus Steenstrups Fødsel. (Jungersen, H.F.E. & Warming, E. Eds) Vol. Art. XXXII, pp. 1-20. København: Bianco Lunos Bogtrykkeri.
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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 fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sargasso Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 673).

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Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1914). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 2. Phaeophyceae. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 2(2): 1-68, 44 figs.

Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 July 2017 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 22 March 2019.

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