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Sargassum ligulatum C.Agardh 1824

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum ligulatum C.Agardh
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sargassum ligulatum C.Agardh
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Cymbella helvetica var. gracilis Meist.

Sargassum ligulatum C.Agardh Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia
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Publication details
Sargassum ligulatum C.Agardh 1824: 297

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

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: Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 683). Type: Herbarium Agardh, Lund No. 2405 (Noro, Ajisaka & Yoshida 1994: 26).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Binderianae

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum subalatum Sonder 1845
Carpacanthus subalatus (Sonder) K├╝tzing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Dixon, R.R.M. & Huisman, J.M. (2015). Fucales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 245-275. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Noro, T., Ajisaka, T. & Yoshida, T. (1994). Species of Sargassum subgenus Sargassum (Fucales) with compressed primary branches. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 23-31. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

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