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Sargassum giganteum O.Camacho & G.Diaz-Pulido

Publication details
Sargassum giganteum O.Camacho & G.Diaz-Pulido in Camacho et al. 2015: 122, figs 28-31

Published in: Camacho, O., Mattio, L., Draisma, S., Fredericq, S. & Diaz-Pulido, G. (2014). Morphological and molecular assessment of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from Caribbean Colombia, including the proposal of Sargassum giganteum sp. nov., Sargassum schnetteri comb. nov. and Sargassum section Cladophyllum sect. nov . Systematics and Biodiversity : .
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

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No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: "Granate Bay, Tayrona (Tayrona National Natural Park), Caribbean Colombia." (Camacho et al. 2014: 122). Holotype: CBUMAG 00529 (Camacho et al. 2014: 122). Notes: Isotype. LAF04289. The on-line version, validly published, originally designated a MICH type. The printed version, however, was changed and designated CBUMAG:ALG:00529" as the Holotype (p. 106). This specimen was originally accessioned as MICH 1210567, but the specimen was transferred to CBUMAG as ALG 00529 (M.J. Wynne, pers.comm. 31 January 2015) so that the designation in the on-line version is valid as published except that the location has changed.

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Camacho, O., Mattio, L., Draisma, S., Fredericq, S. & Diaz-Pulido, G. (2014). Morphological and molecular assessment of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from Caribbean Colombia, including the proposal of Sargassum giganteum sp. nov., Sargassum schnetteri comb. nov. and Sargassum section Cladophyllum sect. nov . Systematics and Biodiversity : .

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Wendy Guiry in 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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