Sargassum hystrix var. buxifolium Chauvin 1848

Sargassum buxifolium (Chauvin) M.J.Wynne

Sargassum buxifolium (Chauvin) M.J.WynneLRA 3684, herbarium specimen: Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, dredged 25–30 m. Scale bar = 2.0 cm. - 09 December 2021. CC BY-NC 4.0

Publication Details
Sargassum hystrix var. buxifolium Chauvin 1848: 322

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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 buxifolium (Chauvin) M.J.Wynne.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 August 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 August 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

 
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