Sargassum polyphyllum J.Agardh 1848

Sargassum polyphyllum J.Agardh

Current name: Sargassum polyphyllum J.Agardh
Hawaii; with Sargassum echinocarpum to either aide; scale 10 mm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Sargassum polyphyllum J.Agardh 1848: 308

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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: Hawaiian Islands (as Sandwich Islands); (Magruder 1988: 80) Holotype: LD, Hb. Ag.; 02935 (Mattio et al. 2009: 1221) Notes: According to Magruder (1988: 80), a lectotype needs to be selected from J.G. Agardh's specimens (Yoshida 1986, pers. comm.).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 August 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 August 2019

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 August 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 June 2024

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