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Sargassum baccularia (Mertens) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum baccularia (Mertens) C.Agardh 1824: 304

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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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.

Basionym
Fucus baccularia Mertens

Type information
Type locality: not specified ("Ad Novam Hollandiam" ) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 659). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommmend consulting C. Agardh (1824: 304) for more information on the type locality of this species. According to Tseng & Lu (1992: 17) the type locality is Singapore.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Malacocarpicae

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus baccularia Mertens 1819

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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
Ajisaka, T. (2002). Sargassum specimens from Singapore and Malaysia in the Herbarium of the Bishop Museum. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 77-88. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

Ajisaka, T., Phang, S.M. & Yoshida, T. (1999). Preliminary report of Sargassum species collected from Malaysian coasts. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 23-41. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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 (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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References
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Wong C.L., Gan S.Y. & Phang S.M. (2004). Morphological and molecular characterisation and differentiation of Sargassum baccularia and S. polycystum (Phaeophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology 16: 439-445.

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