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Sargassum obovatum var. robillardii Grunow

Publication details
Sargassum obovatum var. robillardii Grunow 1915: 392

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum robillardii (Grunow) Mattio, Zubia, Loveday, Crochelet, Duong, Payri, Bhagooli & Bolton

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 689). Holotype: Grunow's collection no. 70 W2012-00786 (Mattio et al. 2013: 584). Notes: Collector: Robillard (INA).

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Source of current name
Mattio, L., Zubia, M., Loveday, B., Crochelet, E., Duong, N., Payri, C.E., Bhagooli, R. & Bolton, J.J. (2013). Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Mauritius and RĂ©union, western Indian Ocean: taxonomic revision and biogeography using hydrodynamic dispersal models. Phycologia 52(6): 578-594.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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