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Sargassum cymosum var. lendigerum (Linnaeus) Grunow 1916

Publication details
Sargassum cymosum var. lendigerum (Linnaeus) Grunow 1916: 139

Published in: Grunow, A. (1916). Additamenta ad cognitionem Sargassorum. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-K├Âniglichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 66: 1-48, 136-185.
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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 lendigerum (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Fucus lendigerus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Ad insulam Adsensionis [Ascension Island] (Linnaeus 1753: 1160). Lectotype: Osbeck; LINN 1274.44 (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 249).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 667) write "This variety is based on Fucus lendigerus Turner (not F. lendigerus Linnaeus; Sargassum lendigerum...) and must be accredited to directly to Grunow." This conclusion results from the comment of Grunow (loc. cit.) "Haec varietas est sine ullo dubio planta a Turnero depicta, sed in dubio manet, qui sit Fucus lendigerus Linne, qua de cause nomen S. cymosi J. Agardhii adoptavi". However, Linda Irvine (e-mail, 2 July 2006) points out that Turner's illustration was actually based on Linnaeus's specimen and thus the variety is indeed based on Linnaeus's material. - (2 Jul 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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