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Sargassum acinaciforme Montagne 1850

Publication details
Sargassum acinaciforme Montagne 1850: 239-241

Published in: Montagne, C. (1850). Pugillus algarum yemensium, quas collegerunt annis 1847-1849, clarr. Arnaud et Vaysière. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 13: 236-248.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Al Hudaydah (Hodeida), Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 656). Type: Arnaud and Vasière No. 23; PC (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 48).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum acinaciforme Montagne)
Africa: Eritrea (Lipkin & Silva 2002 ), Ethiopia (Papenfuss 1968).

Middle East: Egypt (Papenfuss 1968), Iran (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Kokabi & Yousefzadi 2015), Jordan (Papenfuss 1968), Yemen (Papenfuss 1968).

South-west Asia: Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014).

Key references
Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 October 2020.

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