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Sargassum platycarpum Montagne

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum platycarpum Montagne
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

Sargassum platycarpum Montagne
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

Sargassum platycarpum Montagne
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Sargassum platycarpum Montagne en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana-Matanzas. Foto: Ángel Fernández.
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Publication details
Sargassum platycarpum Montagne 1842: 248

Published in: Montagne, C. (1842). Troisième centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Décades V, VI, VII et VIII. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 241-282, pl. 7.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Carpacanthus platycarpus (Montagne) Kützing 1849

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Sargassum polycystum C. agardh as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Marticinae insulae comm. Duperrey Notes: Martinique.

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Key references
Børgesen, F. (1914). The species of Sargassum found along the coasts of the Danish West Indies with remarks upon the floating forms of the Sargasso Sea. In: Mindeskrift i Anledning af Hundredaaret for Japetus Steenstrups Fødsel. (Jungersen, H.F.E. & Warming, E. Eds) Vol. Art. XXXII, pp. 1-20. København: Bianco Lunos Bogtrykkeri.

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

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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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