Sargassum spathulifolium J.Agardh 1848

Publication Details
Sargassum spathulifolium J.Agardh 1848: 330 (as 'spathulaefolium')

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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 swartzii C.Agardh.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "ad oras Hindostaniae"; Java, Indonesia; Sri Lanka; (Silva & al. 1996: 698) Type: LD; 27692771 (Mattio et al. 2010: 902) Notes: Syntypes: India & Indonesia (Matteo et al. 2010).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), spatula-like leaves.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 November 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 October 2022

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