Sargassum robustum J. , nom. illeg. 1889
Sargassum robustum J.Agardh 1889: 66, pl. XIX: figs. 6-10, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1889). Species Sargassorum Australiae descriptae et dispositae. Accedunt de singulis partibus Sargassorum, earumque differentiis morphologicis in diversis speciebus observationes nonnullae; nec non dispositionis specierum omnium generis, his differentiis fundatae, periculum. Öfversigt af Konglige Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm, series 4 23(3): 1-133, pls I-XXXI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum vigorosum P.C.Silva
Lectotype locality: Swan River, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 706). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Millar & Kraft (1994a: 30) for more information on the lectotype locality of this species.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2021.