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Sargassum cinctum J.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum cinctum J.Agardh 1848: 324

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 Acanthocarpicae

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), encircled, girdled, enclosed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Carpacanthus cinctus (J.Agardh) G.Martens 1866

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "ad littora Hindostaniae";, "Souliperon", (Ceylon) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 663). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting G. Martens (1868: 79) for more information on the syntype localities of this species. Souliperon (Ceylon), Indonesia; Syntypes: LD2569, 2570 (Mattio et al., 2015).

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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.

Trono Jr., G. (1992). The genus Sargassum in the Philippines. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 43-94. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (2002). Studies on the Biserrulic Sargassum of China: V. The Series Ilicifoliae (J. Agardh) Tseng et Lu. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 35-76. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

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