Sargassum botuliforme Kraft 2009

Sargassum botuliforme Kraft

Current name: Sargassum botuliforme Kraft
Lord Howe Island, Australia - 21 November 2010. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Sargassum botuliforme Kraft 2009: 267, 338, figs 89A-K, 90A-H

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

Publication date: late November 2009

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Old Gulch, Lord Howe Island; (Kraft 2009: 338) Holotype: G.T. Kraft & A.J.K. Millar; 19 Dec. 1986; on basalt in a shallow mid-intertidal pool at the W entrance to the inlet; MELU; LHI-11016 (Kraft 2009: 338)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 April 2010 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 April 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 April 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 February 2024

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