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Sargassum flexile Greville

Publication details
Sargassum flexile Greville 1849: 505-506, pl. XI: lower right figs. 1-4

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1849). Algae orientales:- Descriptions of new species belonging to the genus Sargassum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History Ser. 2, 3: 106-109, 216-219, 254-257, 503-506, Plate IV, IX, X, XI.

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 angustifolium C.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 657).

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Key references
Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1988). Studies on Chinese species of zygocarpic Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 23-54. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 February 2019.

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