Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen 1914
Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen Centra-southern Cuba
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Sargassum hystrix var. fluitans Børgesen 1914: 11, fig. 8
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum fluitans (Børgesen) Børgesen
Type locality: Sargasso Sea (Silva & al. 1996: 673).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1914). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 2. Phaeophyceae. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 2(2): 1-68, 44 figs.
Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.