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Sargassum herbaceum Kützing 1849

Publication details
Sargassum herbaceum Kützing 1849: 607

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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
Type locality: Kh(alineover)rk (Karek) Island, Iran (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 49).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), herbaceous, not woody.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Carpacanthus herbaceus (Kützing) G.Martens 1866

Habitat notes
In a floating raft composed of several Sargassum species (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (16 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

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