Sargassum grevillei J.Agardh 1848

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Sargassum grevillei J.Agardh 1848: 336

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Hab. in mari Indico, ad oras Hindostania! (Wigt [Robert Wight] in Hb Hookeri sub n:o 352!) at ad Insulas Natunas (Mus. Paris!); inter Sumatram et Borneo (Hb. Binder!) ad Javam (Hb. Areschoug!)"; (Agardh 1848: 336) Notes: A lectotype should be selected from the syntype material; Agardh saw material in all three herbaria named.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2020

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