Sargassum peregrinum Grunow 1916: 30
Published in: Grunow, A. (1916). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 66: 1-48, 136-185.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), foreign; wandering, travelling about; exotic strange (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Schneider (2003: 324) noted: "When preparing his western Atlantic flora, Taylor (1960) mentioned the “impracticability of a thorough check” of all of Grunow’s (1915-1916) materials. As he apparently did not observe Sargassum peregrinum, he included this taxon in his lengthy section of “Uncertain Records” of Sargassum, assuming it would probably be placed in one of the numerous species known for Bermuda or the Caribbean. Until it is definitively shown to be a synonym of another earlier named Sargassum, there is no legitimate reason to remove this “endemic” from the flora." - (28 Jun 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Schneider, C.W. (2003). An annotated checklist and bibliography of the marine macroalgae of the Bermuda Islands. Nova Hedwigia 76: 275-361, 1 fig.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2019.