Sargassum aciculare Grunow 1874

Publication Details
Sargassum aciculare Grunow 1874: 26

Published in: Grunow, A. (1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe> Erste Folge: Phaeosporeae, Fucoideae und Florideae. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.

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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 filifolium var. aciculare (Grunow) Grunow.

Type Information
Type locality: Bribie Island, near Brisbane, Queensland, Australia;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 August 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 August 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

 
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