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Sargassum compactum Zanardini, nom. illeg.

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

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Sargassum compactum Bory, 1828. - (28 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

Created: 19 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2019.

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