Sargassum megalophyllum Montagne 1838

Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers

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

Publication Details
Sargassum megalophyllum Montagne 1838: 342, no fig.

Published in: Montagne, C. (1838). Cryptogames algériennes, ou plantes cellulaires recueillies par M. Roussel aux environs d'Alger, et publiées Par le Docteur Camille Montagne. Suite et fin. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, série 2 10: 334-345, pls VIII, IX.

Publication date: December

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.

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 December 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 December 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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