Sargassum comosum Montagne 1841

Publication Details
Sargassum comosum Montagne 1841: 135

Published in: Montagne, C. (1841). Familia III. Phyceae. Fries. In: Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. Tome Troisème. Duexième Partie. Phytographia canariensis. Section ultima. Plantae cellulares. DC.. (Barker-Webb, P. & Berthelot, S. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 132-198 [Index 195-208]. Paris: Béthune, Éditeur, rue de Vaugirard, 36.

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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 desfontainesii (Turner) C.Agardh.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Various locations in Gran Canaria and Teneriffe, Canary Islands; (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 180) Type: PC; (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 180)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 August 2004 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 January 2007

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 January 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 September 2022

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