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Sargassum grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kuntze, nom. illeg.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kuntze
Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Sargassum grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kuntze

 

Cystophora grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Sargassum grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) Kuntze 1880: 223, nom. illeg.

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1880). Revision von Sargassum und das sogennante Sargasso-Meer. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 1: 191-239, pls I, II.
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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 Cystophora grevillei (C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh

Basionym
Cystoseira grevillei C.Agardh ex Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (probably near Fremantle) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 645). Type: Preiss; MEL 286 (Womersley 1987: 374). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1964: 85) for more information on the type locality of this species.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Sargassum grevillei J. Agardh. - (22 Aug 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

Created: 24 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 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 20 February 2019.

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