Sargassum longifolium (Turner) C.Agardh 1820

Anthophycus longifolius (Turner) Kützing

Anthophycus longifolius (Turner) KützingOlifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South AfricaM.D. Guiry

Publication Details
Sargassum longifolium (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 17

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

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 Anthophycus longifolius (Turner) Kützing.

Fucus longifolius Turner

Type Information
Type locality: In the Indian Ocean; (Turner 1808-1809: 88)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with long leaves.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 August 2022

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