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Sargassum wolfii S.A.Earle 1969

Publication details
Sargassum wolfii S.A.Earle 1969: 229, figs 123, 126 (as 'wolfii' )

Published in: Earle, S.A. (1969). Phaeophyta of the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Phycologia 7: 71-254.
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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.

Eponomy
Named for Frederick A. Wolf, American botanist, teacher at Duke University.

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum wolfii S.A.Earle)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Kilar, J.A., Hanisak, M.D. & Yoshida, T. (1992). On the expression of phenotypic variability: why is Sargassum so taxonomically difficult?. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 95-117. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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