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Sargassum phyllocystum C.K.Tseng & Lu Baroen

Publication details
Sargassum phyllocystum C.K.Tseng & Lu Baroen 1979: 1, pl. I [1]: fig. 1

Published in: Tseng, C.K. & Lu, B. (1979). Studies on the Sargassaceae of the Xisha Islands, Guangdong Province, China. II. Studia Marina Sinica 15: 1-12, VII plates.

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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Phyllocystae

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

Taxonomic notes
Stiger et al. (2000: 258) note that the addition of Phyllocystae to subgenus Sargassum causes a lack of uniformity in morphological characters used for section discrimination: receptacle morphology and vesicle character. Further investigation is needed to clearly define the degree of phenotypic plasticity within and between closely related species in order to better define the sections and obtain finally a reliable taxonomic subdivision of the subgenus Sargassum.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Zhongjiandao, Xisha Islands, China (Tseng 1985: 15).

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Key references
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.

Stiger, V., Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Coleman, A.W. & Masuda, M. (2000). Phylogenetic relationships of Sargassum (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyceae) with reference to a taxonomic revision of the section Phyllocystae based on ITS-2 nrDNA sequences. Phycological Research 48: 251-260.

Tseng, C.K. (1985). Sargassum sect. Phyllocystae sect. nov., a new section of Sargassum subgenus Batrophycus. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 15. California Sea Grant College Program.

Tseng, C.K., Yoshida, T. & Chiang, Y.M. (1985). East Asiatic species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus J.Agardh (Sargassaceae, Fucales), with keys to the sections and species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 1-14. California Sea Grant Program.

Xia, B.M. & Yamamoto, H. (1985). Gracilaria species from both China and Japan: key, list and distribution of common and economically important species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 69-70. California Sea Grant College Program.

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