Sargassopsis decurrens (R. ex Turner)
Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia
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Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan 1843: 332
Published in: [Trevisan, V.B.A.] (1843). Synopsis generum algarum. Atti della Quarta Riunione degli Scienziati Italiani 4: 332-335.
This is the type species (non designatus) of the genus Sargassopsis.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus decurrens R.Brown ex Turner
Type locality: "North shores of New Holland" (Womersley 1954: 344). Type: BM (Womersley 1987: 421).
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), running down, e.g. a leaf prolonged beyond the point of insertion and running down the stem.
This is a marine species.
Dixon, R.R.M., Huisman, J.M., Buchanan, J., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Spencer, P. (2012). A morphological and molecular study of austral Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) supports the recognition of Phyllotricha at genus level, with further additions to the genus Sargassopsis. Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1119-1129.
Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.
Yee, N.R., Millar, A.J.K. & Huisman, J.M. (2015). Sporochnales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 237-242. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
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