Sargassum flaccidum Sonder 1845

Publication Details
Sargassum flaccidum Sonder 1845: 52

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3(4): 49-57.

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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 Phyllotricha decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman.

Type Information
Type locality: Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 668)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 April 2002 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 28 June 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 June 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2022

 
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