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Sargassum turneri (Kützing) Kuntze 1880

Publication details
Sargassum turneri (Kützing) Kuntze 1880: 228

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1880). Revision von Sargassum und das sogennante Sargasso-Meer. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 1: 191-239, pls I, II.
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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 subrepandum f. turneri (Kützing) Grunow

Carpacanthus turneri Kützing

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
John et al. (2004) cite the authority for this species as (Kütz.) Mont.

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Treptacantha turneri Kütz. as a synonym of this species. They also note that " Silva et al. (1996) in the Indian Ocean checklist of benthic marine algae place Sargassum turneri (Kütz.) Kuntze in the synomy of Sargassum subrepandum (Forssk.) C. Agardh var. rueppelii f. turneri (Kütz.) Grunow, also stating that the current status of 'Sargassum turneri (Kütz.) Mont.' needs to be investigated."

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.

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