Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.
Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 6-7
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Fucus baccifer Turner
Falmouth, England (Turner 1802: 56). Type: Amongst the rejectamenta of the sea. (Turner 1802: 56).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Reported as drift from the Orkeny Islands and from Co, Durham (Greville, 1830: 3).
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh)
Europe: Spain (Conde Poyales & Seoane Camba 1982).
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1985).
Source of current name
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.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2018.