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Sargassum vachellianum Greville

Publication details
Sargassum vachellianum Greville 1848: 204, pl. IV [4]

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1848). Algae orientales:- Descriptions of new species belonging to the genus Sargassum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser.2 2: 203-206, 274-277, 431-434, pls IV, V, XIII.

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 Zygocarpicae

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum shandongense C.K.Tseng, Z.F.Zhang & B.Lu 2000
Sargassum qingdaoense C.K.Tseng & B.Lu 2000

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Macao, China (Tseng & Lu Baoren 1988: 52).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Ajisaka, T., Noro, T. & Yoshida, T. (1995). Zygocarpic Sargassum species (subgenus Sargassum) from Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 11-44. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Huang, C.H., Sun, Z.M., Dao, D.H., Yao, J.T., Hu, Z.M., Li, Y.H., Yang, Y.Q., Xu, K.D.. & Chen, W.D. (2017). Molecular analysis of Sargassum from the northern China seas. Phytotaxa 319(1): 71-83, 5 figs.

Huang, C.H., Sun, Z.M., Dao, D.H., Yao, J.T., Hu, Z.M., Li, Y.H., Yang, Y.Q., Xu, K.D.. & Chen, W.D. (2017). Molecular analysis of Sargassum from the northern China seas. Phytotaxa 319(1): 71-83, 5 figs.

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 (1988). Studies on Chinese species of zygocarpic Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 23-54. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

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