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Sargassum filiforme Montagne

Publication details
Sargassum filiforme Montagne 1844: 660

Published in: Montagne, C. (1844). Plantae cellulares quas in insulis Philippinensibus a cl. Cuming collectae recensuit, observationibus non nullis descriptionibusque illustravit C. Montagne, D.M. London Journal of Botany 3: 658-662.
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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "in insulis Philippinensibus" (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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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 20 November 2018.

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