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Sargassum ambiguum Sonder

Publication details
Sargassum ambiguum Sonder 1871: 41-42

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1871). Die Algen des tropischen Australiens. Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften herausgegeben von dem Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein in Hamburg 5(2): 33-74, pls I-VI.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum polycystum C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), doubtful, uncertain (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Denison (Bowen), Queesland, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 695).

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Key references
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E. & Verlaque, M. (2009). Taxonomic revision and geographic distribution of the subgenus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the western and central Pacific islands based on morphological and molecular analyses. Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1213-1227.

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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.

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