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Sargassum latifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum latifolium (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 13

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus latifolius Turner

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 682). Type: Lord Valencia; 1807; BM (ex K) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 49). Notes: Red Sea: Lord Valentia (INA). Type: BM000561585 (Mattio et al., 2015).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), broad-leaved (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus latifolius Turner 1808
Carpacanthus latifolius (Turner) K├╝tzing 1861

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

Mattio, L., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (2015). Contribution to the revision of the genus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Madagascar using morphological and molecular data. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(2): 143-169.

Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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