Sargassum heteromorphum J.Agardh 1873

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Sargassum heteromorphum J.Agardh 1873: 60

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1873 '1872'). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 9(8): 1-71.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassopsis heteromorphum (J.Agardh) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman.

Type Information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania; (Silva & al. 1996: 676) Type: Gunn; Herb. Agardh, LD; 2626 (Womersley 1987: 422) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1954b: 345) for more information on the type locality of this species.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 27 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2022

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