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Sargassum grevillei J.Agardh 1848

Publication details
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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum porosum Greville 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum grevillei J.Agardh)
South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Phillips 1995, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Malaysia (Phillips 1995, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Thailand (Phillips 1995, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Krishnamurthy, V. & Ezhili, R. (2013). Phaeophyceae of India and neighbourhood Volume II The Fucales. pp. [i]-iv, 1-156, 31 figs, pls I-XLIX. Chennai: Krishnamurthy Institute of Algology.

Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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