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Sargassum desfontainesii (Turner) C.Agardh 1820

Publication details
Sargassum desfontainesii (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 25

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

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.

Fucus desfontainesii Turner

Type information
Type locality: Canary Islands Type: BM?

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus desfontainesii Turner 1811

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus comosus Poiret 1808
Sargassum comosum Montagne 1841

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum desfontainesii (Turner) C.Agardh)
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Neto 1994, Parente, Neto & al. 2020), Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1978, Gil-Rodriguez 1982, Gil-Rodriguez et al. 1985, Gil-Rodriguez et al. 1985, Viera-Rodriguez et al. 1987, Febles et al. 1995, Guadalupe et al. 1995, Febles, Arias, Gil-Rodríguez, Hardisson & Sierra López 199?, Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Hernández-González et al. 2004a, Hernández-González et al. 2004b, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Levring 1974, Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John & al. 2004, Ferreira & al. 2018), Salvage Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1978, Audiffred & Weisscher 1984, Parente & al. 2000, John & al. 2004).

Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

Caribbean Islands: Trinidad (Richardson 1975).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Morocco (, González García & Conde 1992).

(as Sargassum comosum Montagne)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodriguez 1982).

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 45: 1-508.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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Díaz-Villa, T., Afonso-Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (2007). Distinctive morphological features of Sargassum desfontainesii (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 28: 325-335.
González García, J.A. & Conde, F. (1992). Sargassum desfontainesii (Turner) C. Agardh (Fucales, Fucophyceae), Primera Cita Para El Mediterráneo. Acta Botanica Malacitana 17: 250-251.

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