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Sargassum linifolium C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum linifolium C.Agardh 1820: 18

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell

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

Nomenclatural notes
As Fucus linifolius Turner, the intended basionym, is illegitimate, the combination is attributed solely to C. Agardh (M.D. Guiry, 26 February 2003).

Taxonomic notes
According to Tseng & Lu (1988: 30), S. linifolium (non Turner) is a synonym of S. assimile Harvey.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gómez Garreta, A., Barceló i Martí, M.C., Ribera Siguán, M.A. & Rull Lluch, J. (2001). Sargassum C. Agardh. In: Flora Phycologica Iberica Vol. 1 Fucales. (Gómez Garreta, A. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 75-87. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1988). Studies on Chinese species of zygocarpic Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 23-54. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

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Michael 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 21 May 2019.

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