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Sargassum chamissonis (Kützing) Kützing

Publication details
Sargassum chamissonis (Kützing) Kützing 1861: 4

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1861). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XI pp. [i-iii], 1-32, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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.

Basionym
Sargassum bacciferum var. chamissonis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "in oceano pacifico legit Chamisso." (Kützing 1849: 610).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), for botanist Ludolf Karl Adelbert von Chamisso (1781-1838); "chamisso" is treated as a third-declension noun, the genitive of which is "chamissonis".

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum bacciferum var. chamissonis Kützing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

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