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Sargassum tristichum Sonder

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassum

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Sargassum tristichum Sonder
Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Antithamnion pylaisaei (Montagne) Kjellman

Sargassum tristichum Sonder Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Sargassum tristichum Sonder 1845: 51

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
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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 Bactrophycus J. Agardh Section Halochloa (Kützing) Endlicher

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Carpacanthus tristichus (Sonder) Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cystoseira tristicha Greville & C.Agardh 1830
Sargassum biforme Sonder 1845
Sargassum biforme var. heterophyllum Sonder 1848
Sargassum biforme var. isophyllum Sonder 1848
Sargassum isophyllum (Sonder) J.Agardh 1848
Carpacanthus oligophyllus Kützing 1849
Carpacanthus biformis (Sonder) Kützing 1849

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley (1987) cites the authority for this species as Greville & C. Agardh ex Sonder 1845

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 704). Lectotype: MEL 687695 (Womersley 1987: 438). Notes: Ex Herb. Greville (Womersley (1987:438)).

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Source of current name
Dixon, R.R.M., Matteo, L., Huisman, J.M., Payri, C.E., Bolton, J.J. & Gurgel, F.D. (2014). North meets south - Taxonomic and biogeographic implications of a phylogenetic assessment of Sargassum subgenera Arthrophycus and Bactrophycus (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 53(1): 15-22.

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.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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