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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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.

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