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Sargassum squarrosum Greville 1849

Publication details
Sargassum squarrosum Greville 1849: 254, pl. X [10]: upper figs 1-4

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1849). Algae orientales:- Descriptions of new species belonging to the genus Sargassum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History Ser. 2, 3: 106-109, 216-219, 254-257, 503-506, Plate IV, IX, X, XI.

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rough or scurfy, with spreading processes.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum ilicifolium var. squarrosum (Greville) Grunow 1888

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: eastern India (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Robert Wight; (Index Nominum Algarum

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Key references
Krishnamurthy, V. & Ezhili, R. (2013). Phaeophyceae of India and neighbourhood Volume II The Fucales. pp. [i]-iv, 1-156, 31 figs, pls I-XLIX. Chennai: Krishnamurthy Institute of Algology.

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 (2002). Studies on the Biserrulic Sargassum of China: V. The Series Ilicifoliae (J. Agardh) Tseng et Lu. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 35-76. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

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