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Sargassum microphyllum C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum microphyllum C.Agardh 1820: 33

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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Carpacanthus microphyllus (C.Agardh) K├╝tzing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In India orientali" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 686).

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Source of current name
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.

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.

Tsuda, R.T. (1988). Sargassum from Micronesia. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 59-63. California Sea Grant College Program.

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