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Sargassum kuetzingii Setchell

Publication details
Sargassum kuetzingii Setchell 1931: 249, fig. 38

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1931). Hong Kong seaweeds, II. Hong Kong Naturalist 2: 237-253, 41 figs.
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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Malacocarpicae

Origin of species name
(Latinised), Named for Friedrich Traugott Kützing (1807-1893), German Phycologist.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Stichophora debilis Kützing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Macao, China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1992: 29).

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Source of current name
Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1992). Studies on the malacocarpic Sargassum of China II. Racemosae J. Agardh. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 11-34. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (1992). Studies on the malacocarpic Sargassum of China II. Racemosae J. Agardh. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 11-34. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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