Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen
Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen a. rama; b. filoide; c. vesícula; d. cauloide; e. receptáculo. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira.
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sargasso Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 673).
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 16 January 2019.