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Sargassum echinocarpum Greville, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Sargassum echinocarpum Greville 1848: 274-275, pl. V: upper figs. 1-7, nom. illeg.

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 aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "in mari Indico" (probably India) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 689).

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1999). Studies on the biserrulic Sargassum of China: II. The series Coriifoliae J.G. Agardh. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 7, pp. 3-22. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2019.

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