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Sargassum saundersii Kraft

Publication details
Sargassum saundersii Kraft 2009: 295, 340, fig. 102A-L

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

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 G.W. Saunders, Canadian phycologist and molecular biologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Old Gulch, Lord Howe Island (Kraft 2009: 341). Holotype: G.W. Saunders & G.T. Kraft; 15 Mar. 2001; 10-30 cm subsurface in a mid-intertidal basalt pool on a flat promentory at the W entrance to the inlet. MELU LHI-12200 (Kraft 2009: 341). Notes: Isotype: MELU (6 sheets).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.

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