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Sargassum acinaria var. mauritianum (Grunow) Grunow

Publication details
Sargassum acinaria var. mauritianum (Grunow) Grunow 1916: 154

Published in: Grunow, A. (1916). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 66: 1-48, 136-185.
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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
Sargassum mauritianum Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Port St. Louis, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 702).

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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum mauritianum Grunow 1888

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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