Sargassum scoparium (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh 1820

Publication Details
Sargassum scoparium (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 26

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

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 siliquastrum (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh.

Basionym
Fucus scoparius Mertens ex Turner

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), in the form of a broom; fastigiate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 August 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 August 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 August 2022

 
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