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Sargassum berteroi Bory ex J.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum berteroi Bory ex J.Agardh 1848: 324 (as 'Berterii' )

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 filipendula f. berteroi (Bory ex J.Agardh) Grunow

Eponomy
Named for Carlo Guiseppe Bertero (1789-1831), an Italian physician and botanist who practiced in Chile and who drowned at sea while returning there after a visit to Tahiti.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Brief description: "Specimen mancum et sterile, huic magopere simile, vidi, quod ipsius manu S. Berterii inscripsit Bory, sed ex ostio Magdalenae fluminis ut dicebatur reportatum." - (10 Aug 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: mouth of Magdalena River [near Barranquilla, Columbia] (Agardh 1848: 324). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Grunow, A. (1916). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 66: 1-48, 136-185.

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