Sargassum berteroi Bory ex J.
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, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum filipendula f. berteroi (Bory ex J.Agardh) Grunow
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a marine species.
Type locality: mouth of Magdalena River [near Barranquilla, Columbia] (Agardh 1848: 324). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh
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.
Created: 09 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 August 2018 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 19 February 2019.