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Sargassum megalophyllum Montagne 1838

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

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Sargassum megalophyllum Montagne
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 13 Aug 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez " . © marmenormarmayor.es.

Sargassum megalophyllum Montagne
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 13 Aug 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Sargassum megalophyllum Montagne
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 12 Sep 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez " . © marmenormarmayor.es.

 

Galaxaura effusa Kjellman

Sargassum vulgare var. megalophyllum (Montagne) Vickers La Manga, Murcia, Spain
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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).

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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