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Sargassum comosum Montagne

Publication details
Sargassum comosum Montagne 1841: 135

Published in: Montagne, C. (1841). Plantae cellulares. In: Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. (Barker-Webb, P. & Berthelot, S. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 161-208. Paris:
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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 desfontainesii (Turner) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Various locations in Gran Canaria and Teneriffe, Canary Islands (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 180). Type: PC (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 180).

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Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

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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 17 February 2019.

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