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Sargassum incisifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum incisifolium (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 14-15

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 incisifolius Turner

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 679).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Batrophycus J. Agardh Section Halochloa (Kützing) Endlicher

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with cut leaves.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus incisifolius Turner 1811

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus heterophyllus Turner 1808
Sargassum heterophyllum C.Agardh 1820

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the following names have been misapplied to this species by various authors: Sargassum linifolium, Sargassum vulgare, Sargassum vulgare var. foliosissimum, Sargassum vulgare var. indicum and Sargassum vulgare var. tenuifolium. Please consult original reference for full details.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Dixon, R.R.M., Matteo, L., Huisman, J.M., Payri, C.E., Bolton, J.J. & Gurgel, F.D. (2014). North meets south - Taxonomic and biogeographic implications of a phylogenetic assessment of Sargassum subgenera Arthrophycus and Bactrophycus (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 53(1): 15-22.

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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.

Created: 26 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 June 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Gillespie, R.D. & Critchley, A.T. (2001). Reproductive allocation and strategy of Sargassum elegans Suhr and Sargassum incisifolium (Turner) C. Agardh from Reunion Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Botanica Marina 44: 231-235.

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