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Sargassum acinaria f. obockianum Grunow

Publication details
Sargassum acinaria f. obockianum Grunow in Bornet 1888: 19 (as 'obockiana' )

Published in: Bornet, É. (1888). Algues du voyage au golfe de Tadjoura recueillies par M.L. Faurot. Journal de Botanique (Morot) 2: 17-20.

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 A (Latin), of berries or grapes; vessels or casks used for keeping grapes; also a substantative derived from the pre-Linnaean genus Acinaria.

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 702) this taxon is possibly referable to Sargassum swartzii.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Obock, Djibouti (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 702).

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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.

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Michael 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 23 July 2019.

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