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Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

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

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Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Publication details
Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 24

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 linearifolius Turner

Type information
Type locality: "western coast of New Holland", (probably King George Sound, Western Australia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 684). Type: Menzies; BM (ex K) (Womersley 1987: 441). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1987: 441) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Sargassum

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus linearifolius Turner 1808

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum merrifieldiae J.Agardh 1889

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.

Dixon, R.R.M. & Huisman, J.M. (2015). Fucales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 245-275. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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