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Sargassum vulgare var. foliosissimum (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh 1820

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum vulgare var. foliosissimum (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Sargassum vulgare var. foliosissimum (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC. Distributed by Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. Sargassum vulgare var. foliosissimum (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Spirocladia barodensis Børgesen

Sargassum vulgare var. foliosissimum (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC. Distributed by Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution.  Download PDF

Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Basionym
Fucus foliosissimus J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus foliosissimus J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Distributional notes
John et al. (2003) do not distinguish between Sargassum vulgare and var. foliosissimum in presenting distributions and it is assumed that they are the same as in Lawson & John (1987).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum vulgare var. foliosissimum (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003), Cape Verde Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1978).

North America: Florida (Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Caribbean Islands: Barbados (Taylor 1969), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1969).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Benin (Price, John & Lawson 1978, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003), Cameroon (Price, John & Lawson 1978, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003), Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Nigeria (Price, John & Lawson 1978, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003), São Tomé & Príncipe (Price, John & Lawson 1978, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003), Senegal (Price, John & Lawson 1978), Togo (Price, John & Lawson 1978, Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).

Key references
Børgesen, F. (1914). The species of Sargassum found along the coasts of the Danish West Indies with remarks upon the floating forms of the Sargasso Sea. In: Mindeskrift i Anledning af Hundredaaret for Japetus Steenstrups Fødsel. (Jungersen, H.F.E. & Warming, E. Eds) Vol. Art. XXXII, pp. 1-20. København: Bianco Lunos Bogtrykkeri.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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