Sargassum uviferum C.Agardh 1824

Caulocystis uvifera (C.Agardh) Areschoug

Caulocystis uvifera (C.Agardh) AreschougHoutman Abrolhos, Western AustraliaJohn Huisman (

Publication Details
Sargassum uviferum C.Agardh 1824: 306-307

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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Publication date: probably September 1824

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 Caulocystis uvifera (C.Agardh) Areschoug.

Type Information
Type locality: Shark Bay, Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 643) Holotype: Gaudichaud; Herb. Agardh, LD; 2475 (Womersley 1987: 359)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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