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Sargassum cinctum var. echinocarpum Grunow

Publication details
Sargassum cinctum var. echinocarpum Grunow in Askenasy 1888: 28 ('echinocarpa')

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

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), encircled, girdled, enclosed (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Nom. nov. (Silva et al. 1996). - (11 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Created: 29 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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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 09 December 2019.

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