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Sargassum cervicorne Greville

Publication details
Sargassum cervicorne Greville 1849: 217, pl. IX [9]: lower right figs. 1-6

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1849). Algae orientales:- Descriptions of new species belonging to the genus Sargassum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History Ser. 2, 3: 106-109, 216-219, 254-257, 503-506, Plate IV, IX, X, XI.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Acanthocarpicae

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum binderi var. cervicorne (Greville) Grunow 1915

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum swartzii var. ovatum C.Agardh 1824
Sargassum binderi var. angustifolium Sonder 1871

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 663) the name Sargassum binderi has been misapplied to this species by J. Agardh (1848b: 328, in part).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: India (Greville 1849: 663). Holotype: Wright; E Notes: Type in E.

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Krishnamurthy, V. & Ezhili, R. (2013). Phaeophyceae of India and neighbourhood Volume II The Fucales. pp. [i]-iv, 1-156, 31 figs, pls I-XLIX. Chennai: Krishnamurthy Institute of Algology.

Tseng, C.K. & Baoren, L (1995). Studies on the glomerulate Sargassum of China: II. The species group Swartzia. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 75-92. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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