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Sargassum horridulum Grunow 1874

Publication details
Sargassum horridulum Grunow 1874: 27

Published in: Grunow, A. (1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe> Erste Folge: Phaeosporeae, Fucoideae und Florideae. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Ovalau, Fiji (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Dr. E. Graeffe; (Index Nominum Algarum

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat prickly.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum horridulum Grunow)
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Fiji (Phillips 1995, N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996).

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.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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