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Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers

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

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Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 13 Aug 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez " . © marmenormarmayor.es.

Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 13 Aug 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 12 Sep 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez " . © marmenormarmayor.es.

 

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Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers La Manga, Murcia, Spain
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Publication details
Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers 1897: 302

Published in: Vickers, A. (1897 '1896'). Contributions a la flora algologique des Canaries. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique 4: 293-306, pl. 3. [in French]
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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 vulgare C.Agardh

Basionym
Sargassum megalophyllum Montagne

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. Ad littora Africana maris Mediterranei prope Juliam-Caesaream, hanc speciem legerunt clarr. Monard." [Algeria] (Montagne 1838: 342).

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gómez Garreta, A., Barceló i Martí, M.C., Ribera Siguán, M.A. & Rull Lluch, J. (2001). Sargassum C. Agardh. In: Flora Phycologica Iberica Vol. 1 Fucales. (Gómez Garreta, A. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 75-87. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.

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