Sargassum paradoxum (R.Brown ex Turner) Gaillon 1828

Publication Details
Sargassum paradoxum (R.Brown ex Turner) Gaillon 1828: 355

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, édition 2 [F. Cuvier] 53: 350-406, 3 tables.

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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus paradoxus R.Brown ex Turner

Type Information
Type locality: "On the southern coast of New Holland. Mr. Brown." [probably Tasmania or Kent Group Islands, Bass Strait]; (Turner 1809-1811: 50) Type: Robert Brown; BM; (Womersley 1987: 430)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 27 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022

 
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