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Sargassum squarrosum Greville

Publication details
Sargassum squarrosum Greville 1849: 254-255, pl. X: upper figs 1-4

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rough or scurfy, with spreading processes.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum ilicifolium var. squarrosum (Greville) Grunow 1888

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: eastern India (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Robert Wight; (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (2002). Studies on the Biserrulic Sargassum of China: V. The Series Ilicifoliae (J. Agardh) Tseng et Lu. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 35-76. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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