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Sargassum plagiophyllum C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum plagiophyllum 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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Polycystae

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum stolonifolium S.-M.Phang & T.Yoshida 1997

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In mari Indico" (Mattio et al. 2010: 902). Neotype: Reynaud; PC AB14948 (Mattio et al. 2010: 902). Notes: Indian Ocean (Matteo et al. 2010). Neotype designated by Matteo et al. (2010).

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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.

Mattio, L., Payri, C.E., Verlaque, M. & De Reviers, B. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum sect. Acanthocarpicae (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Taxon 59(3): 896-904.

Tseng, C.K. & Lu Baoren (2002). Studies on the Biserrulic Sargassum of China: IV. The Series Plagiophyllae 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. 11-33. La Jolla: California Sea Grant Programme.

Yoshida, T. (1988). Japanese and Taiwanese species of Sargassum subgenus Sargassum. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 5-21.

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Raju, P.V. & Veugopal, R. (1971). Appearance and growth of Sargassum plagiophyllum (Mert.) C. Agardh on a fresh substratum. Botanica Marina 14: 36-38.
Soe-Htun, U., Mya Kyawt Wai, Soe Pa Pa Kyaw, Myo Min Tun & Hsu Mon Oo5 (2012). The morphotaxonomy and phytogeographical distribution of the species of Sargassum section Polycystae (Fucales, Phaeophyta) from Myanmar: Sargassum polycystum C. Agardh and S. plagiophyllum C. Agardh. Mawlamyine University Research Journal 4(1): 1-19.

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