Sargassum merrifieldiae J.Agardh 1889

Publication Details
Sargassum merrifieldiae J.Agardh 1889: 115, pl. XXX: figs 13-17 (as 'merrifieldii')

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1889). Species Sargassorum Australiae descriptae et dispositae. Accedunt de singulis partibus Sargassorum, earumque differentiis morphologicis in diversis speciebus observationes nonnullae; nec non dispositionis specierum omnium generis, his differentiis fundatae, periculum. Öfversigt af Konglige Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm, series 4 23(3): 1-133, pls I-XXXI.

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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 Sargassum linearifolium (Turner) C.Agardh.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Adelaide, South Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 684) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1987: 441) for more information on the lectotype locality of this species.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 15 August 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 August 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2022

 
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