Sargassum compactum , nom. illeg.
Sargassum compactum Zanardini 1874: 487, nom. illeg.
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1874). Phyceae australicae novae vel minus cognitae. Flora 57: 486-490, 497-505.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum brachyphyllum Zanardini
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Sargassum compactum Bory, 1828. - (28 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Hab. ins. Lord Howe. - (Fullagar et Lind.)." [Lord Howe Island, Australia] (Zanardini 1874: 487).
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.