Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers 1897

Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers

Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) VickersLa Manga, Murcia, Spain - 13 August 2014.

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.

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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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