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Sargassum acinaria C.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1821

Publication details
Sargassum acinaria C.Agardh 1821: 22, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of berries or grapes; vessels or casks used for keeping grapes; also a substantative derived from the pre-Linnaean genus Acinaria.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Silva in Silva, Basson & More (1996: 930-931) concluded that "Sargassum acinaria must be attributed to C. Agardh and considered an illegitimate new name for F. acinarius Linnaeus. J. Agardh (1889: 114), without explanation, cited the name as S. acinaria (Turner) J. Agardh." - (14 Feb 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Pueschel, C.M. (1994). Protein crystals in Haplogloia kuckuckii (Chordariales, Phaeophyceae): another mechanism for nitrogen storage in brown algae?. Phycologia 33: 91-96.

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