Sargassum howeanum A.H.S.Lucas 1935

Publication Details
Sargassum howeanum A.H.S.Lucas 1935: 207, pl. 4: fig. 2

Published in: Lucas, A.H.S. (1935). The marine algae of Lord Howe Island. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 60: 194-232, 7 figs, Plates V-IX.

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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.

Type Information
Type locality: Lord Howe Island; (Lucas 1935: 207) Holotype: "forming the greater part of the vegetation of the lagoon floor"; NSW; 288857 (Kraft 2009: 277) Notes: Isotype: NSW A3723

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 22 February 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 February 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 August 2022

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