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Sargassum filifolium (C.Agardh) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum filifolium (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1824: 305

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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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
Fucus filifolius C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with thread-like leaves.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus filifolius C.Agardh 1812
Carpacanthus filifolius (C.Agardh) Endlicher 1843
Cystophyllum filifolium (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1848

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Carpacanthus filiformis (C.Agardh) Endlicher 1843

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 672).

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Key references
Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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