Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh 1820

Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Current name: Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western AustraliaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 24

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

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.

Fucus linearifolius Turner

Type Information
Type locality: "western coast of New Holland", (probably King George Sound, Western Australia); (Silva & al. 1996: 684) Type: Menzies; BM (ex K); (Womersley 1987: 441) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1987: 441) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with narrow leaves.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 March 2024

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