Sargassum densum Dickie 1877: 453 (as 'S. densum, n. sp. ?' )
Published in: Dickie, G. (1877). Notes on algae collected by H.N. Moseley, M.A. of H.M.S. "Challenger", chiefly obtained in Torres Straits, coasts of Japan and Juan Fernandez. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 15: 446-456.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum polyphyllum J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Magruder, W.H. (1988). Sargassum (Phaeophyta, Fucales, Sargassaceae) in the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 65-87. California Sea Grant Program.
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Verlaque, M. (2009). Taxonomic revision and geographic distribution of the subgenus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the western and central Pacific islands based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1213-1227.
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M.D. 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 19 February 2019.