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Sargassum polyacanthum (Kützing) Endlicher

Publication details
Sargassum polyacanthum (Kützing) Endlicher 1843: 31

Published in: Endlicher, S.L. (1843). Mantissa botanica altera. Sistens genera plantarum supplementum tertium. pp. [i-vi], 1-111. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fridericum Beck, Universitatis Bibliopolam.
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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 siliquastrum (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh

Basionym
Halochloa polyacantha Kützing

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2019.

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