Sargassum densum Dickie 1877

Publication Details
Sargassum densum Dickie 1877: 453 (as 'S. densum, n. sp. ?')

Published in: Dickie, G. (1877). Notes on algae collected by H.N. Moseley, M.A. of H.M.S. "Challenger", chiefly obtained in Torres Straits, coasts of Japan and Juan Fernandez. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 15: 446-456.

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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 polyphyllum J.Agardh.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 March 2003 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 04 August 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 August 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 August 2022

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