Sargassum echinocarpum J.Agardh 1848

Sargassum echinocarpum J.Agardh

Sargassum echinocarpum J.AgardhHawaii; scale 10 mm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Sargassum echinocarpum J.Agardh 1848: 327

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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 aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: Hawaiian Islands; (Silva & al. 1996: 670) Type: Herbarium Agardh, Lund; (Noro, Ajisaka & Yoshida 1994: 25) Notes: Hawaiian Islands (as Sandwich Islands). According to Magruder (1988: 66), a lectotype needs to be selected from J.G. Agardh's specimens (Yoshida 1986, pers. comm.). Type locality: Oahu, Hawaii; Type specimens: syntypes: LD Hb. Ag. #02389 and #0292 second series (Matteo 2008: 1552).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

In French Polynesia this species usually grows close to the shoreline in the Gambier and Austral Archipelagos (Matteola 2008: 1552).

Created: 25 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 August 2022

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