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Sargassum robustum J.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Sargassum robustum J.Agardh 1889: 66, pl. XIX: figs. 6-10, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1889). Species Sargassorum Australiae descriptae et dispositae. Accedunt de singulis partibus Sargassorum, earumque differentiis morphologicis in diversis speciebus observationes nonnullae; nec non dispositionis specierum omnium generis, his differentiis fundatae, periculum. Öfversigt af Konglige Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm, series 4 23(3): 1-133, pls I-XXXI.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum vigorosum P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Swan River, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 706). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Millar & Kraft (1994a: 30) for more information on the lectotype locality of this 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.

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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 21 February 2019.

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