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Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 6

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
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum natans (Linnaeus) Gaillon

Basionym
Fucus baccifer Turner

Type information
Falmouth, England (Turner 1802: 56). Type: Amongst the rejectamenta of the sea. (Turner 1802: 56).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

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

Distributional notes
Reported as drift from the Orkney Islands and from Co. Durham (Greville, 1830: 3).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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

Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.

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