Sargassum asymmetricum E.Y. , nom. illeg.
Sargassum asymmetricum E.Y.Dawson 1944: 244, 370, 371, pl. 36: figs 8-18, nom. illeg.
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum sonorense E.Y.Dawson
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Sargassum asymmetricum Yamada, 1942, q.v.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tiburon Island (opposite Turner’s Island) (Dawson 1944: 244). Not specified: D. 156; 25 January 1940; on rocks in lower littoral. Herb. AHF 13 (Dawson 1944: 244).
Source of current name
Dawson, E.Y. (1960). New records of marine algae from Pacific Mexico and Central America. Pacific Naturalist 1(19/20): 31-52, 7 figs.
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Noro, T. & Nanba, S. (1990). Taxonomy of Sargassum asymmetricum Yamada and S. alternato-pinnatum Yamada (Phaeophyceae) from Kyushu. Japanese Journal of Phycology 38: 97 only.
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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.