Sargassum compactum Zanardini, nom. illeg. 1874

Publication Details
Sargassum compactum Zanardini, nom. illeg. 1874: 487

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1874). Phyceae australicae novae vel minus cognitae. Flora 57: 486-490, 497-505.

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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 brachyphyllum Zanardini.

Type Information
Type locality: "Hab. ins. Lord Howe. - (Fullagar et Lind.)." [Lord Howe Island, Australia]; (Zanardini 1874: 487)

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 November 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 November 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022

 
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