Sargassum decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1820

Sargassum decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh

Sargassum decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) C.AgardhRottnest Island, Western Australia.John Huisman (

Publication Details
Sargassum decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 42

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

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 Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan.

Fucus decurrens R.Brown ex Turner

Type Information
Type locality: "North shores of New Holland"; (Womersley 1954: 344) Type: BM; (Womersley 1987: 421)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), running down, e.g. a leaf prolonged beyond the point of insertion and running down the stem.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 14 August 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 August 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 August 2022

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